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Do any of you experience your power steering pump making noise when making lock to lock steering wheel changes when the car is cold. Mine makes some whining noises when turning the wheel fully one way or the other until it is warmed up. Just wanted to hear what others are experiencing before I make my next move, if any. Thanks.
 

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No, I don't have any p/s noise when I fire
up the car, and I have some fairly tight
maneuvering in a smallish underground garage
in my apartment building.

This is probably elemental, and I suppose everybody knows this, but turning the wheels
throws a huge load on the steering gear and
the pump UNLESS the wheels are moving slightly, either forward or backward. If you
try to turn the wheels while the car is static, you load (probably overload) the power steering drastically.

I hope this helps.
 
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