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Replacing the power steering pump. But it leaks and" pops"

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Replacing the power steering...

Replacing the power steering pump

Mechanic's Assistant: When was the fluid last checked? Have you heard any whining noises while turning the wheel?

No, but it leaks and " pops" when accelerating from a stop

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Chevy?

08 Silverado z71

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Silverado yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes fixing myself. Putting more power steering fluid, but there's an obvious leak

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

That should work

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Chevy Mechanic: Ron Z., - Chevy Tech - replied 11 months ago
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Hi! Welcome to JustAnswer. Thanks for coming! I'm Ron and I'll be working with you on your question today.

Are you looking for the repair manual procedure to replace the pump?

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Chevy Mechanic: Ron Z., - Chevy Tech - replied 11 months ago

Ok. Great. No problem. May I have the engine size in your vehicle?

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