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Violent thrashing steering wheel after 3-4 minutes of running

We've utilized a reman. T-Bird R&P in conjunction with a Saginaw pump...An aftermarket pressure valve to replace OEM was recommended by "Speedway" rod parts so it was purchased and installed .. After starting the car and allowing to run for approximatley 3-4 minutes the steering wheel will thrash left to right violently and can NOT be physically held . Any ideas as to what the problem may be ? Everything purchased was either remanufactured (T-bid r&p) or new (Saginaw pump and pressure valve) ... my direst email address is ; Chuck_Darnell@comcast.net

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Chuck

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Not a telescope problem, but I think that the pump hoses are reversed!

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