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power steering

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by pilgrim, Nov 7, 2001.

  1. pilgrim

    pilgrim 1/2 ton status

    Sep 10, 2001
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    new hampshire
    (sorry i put this post on first gen by accident meant to be hear)
    so i installed agr's power steering pump and box. and i thought that it would be super easy turn and all but i'm having some trouble. when i'm moving down the road it seems to work ok , but when i'm stopped on tar and i go to turn the wheel and it's darn near impossiable, the belts also chirp (the belts are new and good and tight). did agr send me a bum pump? and is there any test i can do to verify this? or is it something else that i'm not seeing?

    85 sub / 350 rebuilt / 14bolt ff ,w-detroit/
    dana 60 w-posi/ sm 465 / np 205 / 6" lift / 38.5 swamper sx / 10000 ramsey / custom tailgate
  2. Boss

    Boss 1/2 ton status Author

    Feb 17, 2000
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    LOL, I wouldn't doubt it if they sent you a bad pump. NO suprise here, most have dealt with AGRs $hitty stuff! But before we blame AGR, Is your pump running hot? Did you bleed the system well? check the fluid, what color is it? Milky? Improper bleeding will destroy a pump quick.

    Pic of my truck Before N' After
    <a target="_blank" href=http://coloradok5.com/gallery/BeforeNAfter>http://coloradok5.com/gallery/BeforeNAfter</a>

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