[200q20v] more info, was: steering wheel "pulses" at low speeds

Peter Schulz peschulz at cisco.com
Thu Nov 8 13:56:16 EST 2001

A bit more info....

I've had the car for three years...and the previous owner replaced the hi
pressure hose.

The fact that this has started in the last 2 months has me stumped.


At 01:17 PM 11/8/2001 -0500, Peter Schulz wrote:
>Got a Q for the brain trust...
>1991 200 20v TQW wagon #1 sometimes has little power steering assist at low
>speeds (I can sometimes hear groaning) and requires lots of strength.
>At low speeds, I can feel "pulsing" in the steering while driving...NOT
>It almost feels as if the pump belt is slipping, but revving the engine
>does not increase the assist, and a check of the belt shows that it is snug.
>The reservoir has plenty of Pentosin 11, the High Pressure hose from the
>pump to the rack was replaced by the previous owner, accumulator was
>replaced a year ago, and the pump shows no signs of leaking.
>Peter Schulz
>1990 CQ
>1991 200 20v TQW indigo mica
>1991 200 20v TQW titanium grey
>Chelmsford, MA USA
>peschulz at cisco.com
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