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So today driving to work my power steering pump?(maybe) decided to take an explosive way out and squirt oil EVERYWHERE in my engine bay.<p>Besides that its sunday and I cant take it to the dealership anyway. Will I be fine to drive without it? it sucks getting into and out of parking garages but poop happens right? haha<p>Thank god for CPO! stupid R, I have problems with it every 6 months or so.<p>-Colin
 

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Re: good bye power steering! you were a d bag anyway!!! (racecarcolin)

jeeeze ya that sucks, well friday NIGHT, i was on the expressway and went to pass a car, and pumffff, it literally felt like the turbo went out and went into a type of an "limp mode"...but same as u, dealership is closed, had to call volvo roadside assistance to have it towed, and of course, thank god for my CPO lol.
 

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Re: good bye power steering! you were a d bag anyway!!! (racecarcolin)

sorry to hear about your problems...<p>were you the guy who bent a steering rack during a clutch replacement? could it be related?<p>were there any other symptoms prior to failure? (pump whirring, low fluid, etc)
 

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drive the car to far with no PS fluid and you will destroy your PS rack .... <p>so what all is covered <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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im pretty sure my power steering rack destroyed itself and then took the pump with it. because it started whirring at full turn about a week ago then the pump went. Maybe I will just get a better workout while driving it around for awhile hahaha<p>-Colin
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>racecarcolin</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">FEO,<p>I bent my steering column and got a new one. I doubt it is related? possible, but unlikely<p>-Colin</TD></TR></TABLE><p>ah ok. If you don't mind, do share how the PS pump replacement goes.
 

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"whirring" is due to low PS fluid, air was getting into the pump.. you fail <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0">
 
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