I mean, have you ever looked at the hourly cost for service? I just make enough off this site to pay for the domain cost and hosting. We both knew that couldn't be right because it wasn't making a clicking sound. Check the level in the power steering fluid reservoir and top if off with new fluid if necessary. Also, the return hose from the reservoir to the pump will do this too. Yesterday, my husband bought the o-ring and replaced it in 10 minutes. If you sign up for notifications in My Garage, we will try to get these to do, but for various reasons some beyond our control cannot guarantee you will receive them.
It's hard to see because it's black. Question - how does the loyalty interest rate work. He is just a person that can use a wrench. They also provide step-by-step repair instructions and itemized lists of parts and part numbers. Anonymous March 3 - I believe they are showing the same o-ring.
Found this website, printed it out, took it to Acura dealership, they replaced both O rings, and problem solved. They are not the same as recalls. Twist the inlet joint back and forth until it is loose, then carefully disconnect the joint and point the hose upward to minimize fluid loss. Think I could do better? No matter how much or little, anything is appreciated. Donations are not tax deductible. Set the engine cover aside in a safe place.
Line up the rubber friction fasteners on the underside of the plastic engine cover with the pegs on the top of the engine. Hey guys I changed my o ring and I still get the spills and bubbles and that annoying noise. Feel the hoses after the engine has been running for awhile and if they are too hot to touch, that means that the pressure control bypass valve in the rack is stuck. You get home and notice an urgent letter in the mail box. Once I added more fluid the noise stopped. All of that adds up to save the technician time — and when they save time, you save money.
Since your car is out of warranty, I would see if it's cost efficient to only replace the O-ring before replacing the steering pump. Today I went and bought the O-ring. To Anony May9 and Lost May9, do you guys have any updates? They did not whine, but would not steer car. If you're just replacing the o-ring, why are you removing the pump? But I think Melott is going to turn out to be right. It makes me want to find a less rushed environment where the workers have better communication skills. Thanks so much for this! My car is an '04 and it's got just under 109k miles on it.
For more, check out all of my. If this fix doesn't resolve your whine issue, then please take your car to your trusted mechanic or an Acura dealership. Remove the inlet joint O-ring. Replacing the O-ring that connects the pump to the steering system should solve the problem. Ok, so I took up the advice on here to replace the o-ring myself. Maybe finding out the cost of the car and see how much they marked it up would benefit yourself more.
It's even more interesting that it doesn't move. Any amount is greatly appreciated. Apply power steering fluid to a new O-ring, and install it on the inlet joint. Needless to say the noise was gone. If you found this guide to be helpful, please consider making a small donation by clicking on the PayPal. Most of them consist of minor flaws, though there are some more major issues here as well.
Dec 12th, 2016 1:44 pm I haven't actually gone in yet, I just want to go in prepared. The noise usually goes away when the engine warms up. That causes the pressure to rise, and increased pressure means increased temperature. My cars moans since like about 1 year. It takes seriously about 15 minutes and even the least mechanically inclined can fix it. This fix should be quick and simple, if it's not you're either doing something wrong, or there's something different with your car.