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2G Repair or Replace? Broken suction connector on power steering pump

Posted by xGxTxRx, Oct 8, 2019

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  1. xGxTxRx

    xGxTxRx Probationary Member

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    What's up tuners I got a real quick question the other day while driving I lost power steering, went home and leaked PS fluid. After examination it turns out my power steering suction connector broke off.

    Can I get the piece welded back together or is this a replacement only option? 15705665468597384526250262043214.jpg 1570566648381724346175048606379.jpg 15705665468597384526250262043214.jpg
     

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  2. pauleyman

    pauleyman DSM Wiseman

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    Get a new piece
     

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  3. DogWhistle

    DogWhistle Supporting VIP

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    Replacement. Just got one a few weeks ago from Stevie Miller.
     

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  4. motomattx

    motomattx Proven Member

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    Yep, time for a new part.
     

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  5. BLACK'98DSM

    BLACK'98DSM Proven Member

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    I bet that part's decently cheap. No reason to save the little things.
     

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  6. rabenne

    rabenne Proven Member

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    that is repairable, but I probably wouldn't take the time to mess with it unless the part was impossible to find or crazy expensive (more than my time is worth)...
     

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