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Old 10-22-2013, 05:39 PM   #1
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Exclamation Power steering Pump/pulley issue

Hey Jeep enthusiasts, iv been a long time viewer and have been meaning to join a jeep forum for a while. Just picked myself up a old 1999 jeep wrangler Sahara a few months ago and have been loving it ever since. Im having an issue with either the pulley for the power steering, or the pump itself and i was wondering if you guys can help me diagnose it. It started with a wine, almost like electric engine wine coming from the pulley. Quiet when in idle but louder when accelerating, and then i tried to ignore it and now the pully is also doing a chirping noise. I am going to link to a youtube to see if any of you have had this issue, and uplaoded some pictures of the location. Any advice would be great!
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Have you checked the power steering fluid? If it's full, the steering pump is toast.

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Old 10-23-2013, 01:13 AM   #3
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yes the fluid is full, would a fluid change fix the issue or is it the pump itself? it doesnt make noise when i turn, just when i accelerate
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