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  1. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Hi guys and gals, Recently after some winter driving, I have noticed my power steering fluid seems to be leaking somewhere? By visual inspection, it looks like the suction hose connection from the reservoir to the pump and the reservoir itself might leaking slightly but I don't see any major...
  2. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    I'm a 17 year old learning to work on cars from an abused '04 wrx. I can guarantee i am treating it better than its last owner (new radiator, hoses, thermostat, oil, starter). Anyways, she started overheating about a month or so ago so I put her away in the garage and got to work on finding the...
  3. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    My 2012 WRX had the belts replaced probably 2-3 years ago, and I want to say it was shortly after I noticed this issue, but I cannot be for certain because I can't remember. I have definitely neglected this issue for a while. I'll link the video at the end. Only happens when the car is first...
  4. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Does anyone know if its possible to rebuild an oil pump and power steering pump on a 2004 sti? Or is it cheaper to just buy a new one? power steering pumps looked pretty pricey..
  5. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Hey guys, I have a problem w/ my 2005 STI: It will jerk to the right while driving. The steering pump has been loosing fluid, and leaking onto the engine causing it to smoke. when i get past 60mph, it sounds like rumbling. The main problem is the jerking to the right. I checked, but saw no...
  6. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    I need help please. I don't have a wrx but they weren't making them in 97 so I am hoping you will let me slide... I have had the rack and the pressure hoses recently replaced on my 97 impreza due to leakages. My steering gets tight at about 1/8 turn then eases then again at a 1/4 turn then...
  7. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Hey guys. My high pressure power steering line is basically gone. I need to replace it and while I'm down there, I'm going to do the return line. Being the poor college student I am, I can't take it to the shop for the 450 they want to charge me. Its a 96' WRX. Can anyone give me some tips...
  8. Suspension & Wheels
    My power steering pump is leaking from one of the bolts on the left side of it.I have done some research and I think Im going to remove it instead of putting in a knew one in. I need help, if anyone knows how to do this or has done it before i need some advice on the best way to loop the rack.
  9. Maintenance, service, and repair
    Hi everyone, i need some help!! I have a 2001 impreza, the power steering is not working, the fluid levels are alrite and there are no leakes, it only works above 40mph, any suggestions at what it could be?????