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Cadillac Mechanic: Jerry, Master Mechanic replied 1 year ago
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Cadillac Mechanic: Jerry, Master Mechanic replied 1 year ago

Do you have a question about it?

Year, model and engine?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Buick Lacrosse 2005 3.8
Cadillac Mechanic: Jerry, Master Mechanic replied 1 year ago

I see, thanks. Is there a question here???

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
what do you mean
Cadillac Mechanic: Jerry, Master Mechanic replied 1 year ago

Why are you here?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Power steering was coming and going for awhile. We added fluid it was ok. Now for a week the power steering has become hard. I hear a hissing sound when I turn either way. Pump is full of fluid. My son is going to fix it but says that it is the rack and pinion needing replacing. I dont want to spend so much money and have it be something else.
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Are you experienced with Buick
Cadillac Mechanic: Jerry, Master Mechanic replied 1 year ago

I see, thanks and yes. Do you have good pressure from the pump?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
He didnt test that. He is so sure it is that part that needs replacing
Cadillac Mechanic: Jerry, Master Mechanic replied 1 year ago

So, you need the instructions for the steering rack? Or a test to see what the actual problem is?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
See what the problem is

Cadillac Mechanic: Jerry, Master Mechanic replied 1 year ago

I really don't know of any other way to know what the problem is without doing the pressure test on the pump.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
how is that done
Cadillac Mechanic: Jerry, Master Mechanic replied 1 year ago

With a pressure gauge and the test procedure that I offered to you in an email.

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Cadillac Mechanic: Jerry, Master Mechanic replied 1 year ago

The gauge is normally available at the parts stores for loan.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I will not pay extra. Will ask for my payment refunded.
Cadillac Mechanic: Jerry, Master Mechanic replied 1 year ago

Sure thing, thanks

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