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Gary?) EB falcon... xr6 s.... power steering stiff (not

Hi Guys,(Gary?)EB falcon... xr6 s......
Hi Guys,(Gary?)EB falcon... xr6 s.... power steering stiff (not working) in one direction (left) only...
The car has a recently newish rack and pinion... ... pretty sure pump is working ok ( works fine going right) ... so yeah... ???
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Hello there,

Sounds like the control valve in the rack to me.

Possibly some debris from previous failure has got in there.

That's one reason some add a filter in the return line.

Gary

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Thanks Gary ... I will take a look

If the existing rack has some form of warranty, then take it up with them.

Otherwise I would say you'll be replacing the rack again.

Add a power steering filter in the return hose, even if only for a short time.

Gary

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Really ?.... so I can't access the control valve to clean it out?

You can if you are keen.

Be careful and spotlessly clean, especially for assembly.

Don't pinch any seals.

Gary

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Ok... thanks Gary..

Good luck with this issue.

Gary

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