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08 suzuki xl7, whining noise with engine running, sounds like

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08 suzuki xl7, whining noise with engine running, sounds like power steering pump starving for fluid, it gets louder with higher rpm. steering wheels does not change sound though. just curious, does the reservoir for the fluid have a filter/screen that may have restriction.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  internal88 replied 4 years ago.

internal88 :

No, this particular vehicle does not have a screen for the power steering reservoir.

internal88 :

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CONDITION:
Power steering pump noise after pump and/or steering rack replacement, or P.S. fluid change.


 


CAUSE:
Incorrect power steering fluid used.

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Make sure you're only using the OE power steering fluid.


 

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