Re: Chevy Lumina - lost Power Steering


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Posted by peter (12.149.100.21) on 13:27:11 09/17/07

In Reply to: Re: Chevy Lumina - lost Power Steering posted by Ben

: Hope our mechanic doesn't find any damage.
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: For the future in case this is what she does.
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: Don't turn the steering wheel to either side end stop and continue to ask the pump to provide PSI.
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: That balloons the hose and shortens it's life.
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: There is supposed to be a PSI safety relief valve, but it's not a for sure safety.

It was a metal hose that burst not a rubber one. Not sure what hose/pipe that would be but it did contain power steering fluid and the resevior was now empty. I did not see any rubber hose near the metal pipe as it was under the car and up against the floor pan.



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