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Power steering pump

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Just replaced power steering pump & belt on my 98 C70 HPT, coupe. Removed from wrecked V70 with 87k miles on it. Works good now but would like info o best new pump, without reservoir. I have 2 now. Thanks.
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Re: Power steering pump

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Power steering pump failures are rare on these cars. I can't recall hearing of anyone buying a new PS pump, just replacing with a used one. The 87k pump will probably outlast your C70 but if you want a new one anyway, maybe someone can make a recommendation.
'95 854 T5-R, Motronic 4.4, 185k
'96 855 NA, 145k
'98 S70 NA, 220k (living out west)
'98 V70, T5 tune-injectors-turbo, LPT engine, 293k
'06 S60 R, 167k
'99 Camry V6 :shock: 130k
gone: '96 NA 850 210k, '98 NA V70 182k
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Re: Power steering pump

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Echoing Erik.....save you pennies and just flush it with new fluid every few years, donate 10% if the saved money to your favourite DIY car forum
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Re: Power steering pump

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Autozone offers life time warranty on power steering pump.
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