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  1. Power steering pump hard to steer after rack install?

    Gen 2: 2000-2004
    Is this a common occurrence? Last time I installed a new rack, had to replace the pump then could steer. Same thing is happening when I installed a new rack again. New rack is Mavel brand. What's the give? Even the old crap rack with the same pump didn't have trouble steering. Now it's hard...
  2. Power Steering Weakness 2010 Subaru Outback 2.5

    Problems & Maintenance
    My 2010 Outback 2.5 seems to be having a hard time with its power steering. When I am stopped, if I turn the steering wheel the engine boggs down like it is struggling to supply enough power to the steering pump. When I turn while moving its much better but still feels heavy. I initially...
  3. 2007 Subaru Outback Sport Rack or Power Steering Pump???

    Gen 3: 2005-2009
    I have recently changed my rack and pinion as well as my power steering pump because of issues with screeching which I neglected, and eventually led to the bearing inside the power steering pump to completely deteriorate. However even after changing the power steering pump and rack I still...
  4. Rare PS Pump Leak

    Gen 3: 2005-2009
    Power steering pumps leaking from seals seems to be pretty common. I recently developed a very bad leak on my 2006 2.5 OB Limited. Doing some research, it seemed that many people have had the pump leak from the top elbow hose connection. My pump is leaking on the driver’s side face. This is...