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Replaced my power steering pump and i have a leak from the

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replaced my power steering pump and i have a leak from the evo , i may have tightened it too much. so i just want to know the correct torque. 5.7 L , 1998 , chevy
JA: When was the fluid last checked? Have you heard any whining noises while turning the wheel?
Customer: it's full, no whine. the steering after i replaced it is stiff very stiff and the leak is there.
JA: What is the model of your '98 Chevy?
Customer: cheyenne
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i will try to tighten the line connection first, if that doesn't work i will pull the steering pump out again.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 months ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.
I will do my best to assist you.

Variable Assist Steering Actuator (45) 50-75 Nm (37-55 ft. lbs.) Steering Assist Control Solenoid To The Power Steering Pump 28 Nm (21 ft. lbs.)

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 months ago.
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 months ago.

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