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Power steering started cherping and jerking

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Kodiak, Jun 25, 2001.

  1. Kodiak

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    I replaced my drag link a few days ago and it really improved the steering. Yesterday I changed the belt on the pump. Now today it started cherping alot and was jerking alot. It used to cherp sometimes but never like this. What could be the problem?

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  2. scrapmetal

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    Low fluid will make it cherp or no fluid,

    Never been stuck, just temporarily delayed.
     
  3. Emmettology 101

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    Check the fluid and also, check and make sure the belt is tight.

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    Check the tension on the belt. New belts sometimes have a tendency to stretch and loosen after a short period of time.
     
  5. newyorkin

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    I'd bet it's a loose belt, too. Check the level, too, make sure you're not losing fluid somehow.

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