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    Power steering pump Question?

    Hey guys. Ive got a A3 1.8T and need to figure out if my power steering rack is knackered or if its the power steering pump.
    Im getting a whining noise when i turn the steering wheel and the engine revs up a tiny bit but im not sure how to eliminate if its the steering rack or the actual pump that's noisy?
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    Check fluid level... low level causes this...

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    What tuffty said, you may have the same problem as me and have a leak somewhere.
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    It could be a worn pump if fluids are ok.. same noise

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    Quote Originally Posted by <tuffty/> View Post
    Check fluid level... low level causes this...

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    Ignore me, found another thread! Ah, the search function.

 

 

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