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Old 03-07-2009, 12:26 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Unhappy Power steering not working!!

I have a 97 528i,my wife and I were driving the other day I tried to turn left and my power steering just went out,does anyone know if i need to replace my ps pump or should i try flushing and replacing my ps fluid?
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I would say get the pump tested first as they are not the cheapest thing to replace, seems strange just to go in an instant though, I presume the belt is ok and the fluid is correct and you dont have a leak anywhere????
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Yeah that is strange how quickly it stop working, I'll try flushing it and checking for leaks and belts.
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