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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-28-2011, 08:41 AM Thread Starter
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How can I tell if my car has variable assist power steering? I need a power steering pump and don't know which one to get.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-28-2011, 08:50 AM
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As far as I know, all Super Coupes had VAPS.

The way to be certain is to look for an electrical connection at the power steering pump.

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Thank you Brandon. This looks like it is going to be a real pain to replace. But it has to be done. when turning the wheel at idle it drags on the engine so hard that it nearly stalls.
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Hmm... first things I'd do with that symptom is check/flush the power steering fluid, make sure the suspension is in order (no excessively worn components) and be sure the rack itself isn't causing the excessive drag.

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Hmm... first things I'd do with that symptom is check/flush the power steering fluid, make sure the suspension is in order (no excessively worn components) and be sure the rack itself isn't causing the excessive drag.
I agree, drain fill and bleed before you replace anything, and lube up your suspension

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