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8/31/10 8:54pm - Original Message: 'Power Steering Question'
corvettedave
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Evansville`, IN - USA

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1972 Convertible, ontario orange, ps/pb/pw/air conditioning and 31,000 original miles.

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I have a 72 corvette convertible and rebuilt the power steering pump, control valve and power steering pump.  I now have no power steering.  Any ideas what I should check first.  Is there a way to check each item to determine if it is working properly?  Thanks David

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9/1/10 6:49am - Reply: 'Power Steering Question'
Gary Lacoursiere
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, - Canada

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1976 L-48 Coupe Vortec Heads; Roller Rockers, 625 Demon, 700R4; Electric fan, Aluminum Rad, Full-lenght headers w/ sidepipes, fiberglass bucket w/ 5-point quick release harness.

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You could loosen fittings one at a time to check for pressure at various points.  If I had to guess, I would say thet you crossed you lines at some point.
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9/1/10 7:09am - Reply: 'Power Steering Question'
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Equinunk, PA - USA

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1972 conv, 4-speed, 350, 200hp, numbers match, rally wheels, war bonnett yellow w/white top. good condition, nice driver.

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 Have you bled the lines of air, and balanced the system?  A check valve replaced in reverse?

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