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Power steering pump filter?

stallion85

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I am having prolems with my steering since a recent power steering pump and input shaft kit on the steering box. The pump was out of a junk yard but was rebuilt not the original. Now my problem is the steering is off some how. When I make a sharp turn and try to straighten the wheel out I have to actually turn it back straight. It should automatically want to go back straight if I am correct. I was told it could be the filter in the pump is clogged and the gear box isn't getting enough pressure? It turns fine with no noise or extra effort /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif I am stumped. My only other option is to replace the gear box! /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif
 

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do you have any front axle shims? your caster/camber may be off, making your tires not 'return to center'

also check your steering stabilizers, they may be bent.
 

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Stabilizer seems fine, Not sure how to check the shims????
 

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Did you adjust the preload on the Box? You might have it too tight /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
 

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That might be it, i am putting another gearbox on next month, That should fix the leak I can't get rid of and hopefully my steering problem /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif
 
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