Learn about the power steering system, common signs of problems, and the costs associated with repairs and replacements. Ensure safe and smooth driving by understanding the importance of maintaining your vehicle's power steering system.
ACDelco 36-0057 | Power Steering Pump
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ACDelco GM Original Equipment Power Steering Pumps generate the hydraulic energy needed for your vehicle's power-assisted steering system, and are GM-recommended replacements for your vehicle's original components. These original equipment power steering pumps have been manufactured to fit your GM vehicle, providing the same performance, durability, and service life you expect from General Motors. ?
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- Generate energy need for your vehicle's power-assisted steering system
- GM-recommended replacement part for your GM vehicle's original factory component
- Manufactured to GM OE specification for fit, form, and function
- Offering the quality, reliability, and durability of GM OE
|FAQ - Answer 1||No. It is not necessary to regularly check power steering fluid unless there is a leak suspected in the system or an unusual noise is heard. A fluid loss in this system could also indicate a problem. Always reference your vehicles service information for appropriate maintenance intervals.|
|FAQ - Answer 2||No. You will be able to steer your vehicle if the power steering goes out, but it will require more effort, especially at lower speeds. If your power steering goes out, have the system inspected and repaired as soon as possible.|
|FAQ - Answer 3||Yes. The power steering fluid must be flushed whenever the system has become contaminated.|
|FAQ - Answer 4||Yes. Use of the incorrect fluid may damage the vehicle. Always use the correct fluid listed in the manufacturer's service literature.|
|FAQ - Question 1||Do I need to change my power steering fluid regularly, even if there are no symptoms of problems with the system?|
|FAQ - Question 2||Will I be unable to steer my vehicle if my power steering goes out?|
|FAQ - Question 3||Should my power steering system be flushed after it undergoes component replacement?|
|FAQ - Question 4||Can using the incorrect power steering fluid cause damage to my power steering system?|
|Good Maintenance Practices - Section 1 - Bullet 1||Unusual noise when turning the steering wheel|
|Good Maintenance Practices - Section 1 - Bullet 2||A shimmy or shake in the steering wheel|
|Good Maintenance Practices - Section 1 - Bullet 3||Heavy or unresponsive steering at low speeds or during parking lot maneuvers|
|Good Maintenance Practices - Section 1 - Header||Have your vehicle inspected if it exhibits any of the following symptoms:|
|Good Maintenance Practices - Section 2 - Bullet 1||Check your vehicle's power steering fluid levels periodically, and add fluid when necessary.|
|Good Maintenance Practices - Section 2 - Bullet 2||Replace O-rings when doing any steering system service, as re-using old O-rings can potentially cause leaks.|
|Good Maintenance Practices - Section 2 - Bullet 3||Regardless of the original color of new power steering fluid, all fluids will darken in color during use. Fluid color is not necessarily an indicator of fluid condition.|
|Good Maintenance Practices - Section 2 - Bullet 4||Always check the manufacturer's service information for the correct power steering fluid to use. Different fluids are specified by the manufacturer to meet the operating requirements of their power steering systems. Using the wrong fluid could cause hose and seal damage as well as fluid leaks.|
|Good Maintenance Practices - Section 2 - Bullet 5||After any service of the power steering system, always bleed the air from the system and verify proper system operation. An accurate fluid level cannot be obtained unless air is bled from the steering system. The air in the fluid may cause pump cavitation noise as well as pump damage over a period of time.|
|Good Maintenance Practices - Section 2 - Bullet 6||Flushing the system will help eliminate any residual contaminants from causing future power steering pump failure. Dirty or contaminated fluid may cause low or no pressure from the power steering pump.|
|Good Maintenance Practices - Section 2 - Bullet 7||Always follow the manufacturer's specific instructions on flushing.|
|Good Maintenance Practices - Section 2 - Bullet 8||If you live in areas that experience harsh winter weather, have the entire steering system inspected before winter arrives.|
|Good Maintenance Practices - Section 2 - Header||In order to help promote longevity and help reduce the chances of premature pump failure, keep the following in mind:|
|Pulley Attachment Type||Pressed|
|Signs of Wear & Troubleshooting - Section 1 - Bullet 1||Excessive noise from the pump|
|Signs of Wear & Troubleshooting - Section 1 - Bullet 2||Nonexistent or inconsistent power assist when steering|
|Signs of Wear & Troubleshooting - Section 1 - Bullet 3||Power steering components seizing up|
|Signs of Wear & Troubleshooting - Section 1 - Bullet 4||Power steering system leaking|
|Signs of Wear & Troubleshooting - Section 1 - Bullet 5||Reduced power steering fluid flow|
|Signs of Wear & Troubleshooting - Section 1 - Bullet 6||Contamination of power steering fluid|
|Signs of Wear & Troubleshooting - Section 1 - Header||Signs of wear for power steering pumps include but are not limited to:|
- 1996-2005 Chevrolet Astro
- 1996-2005 GMC Safari
Does AC Delco make Ford parts?
No, AC Delco produces parts primarily for General Motors vehicles and does not make parts specifically for Ford vehicles.
Can I use AC Delco parts to replace OEM parts?
Yes, in most cases AC Delco parts can be used as a replacement for OEM parts. However, it's important to ensure that the parts are compatible with your specific make and model of vehicle.
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