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power steering pump?

Hi my power steering is making one hell of a noise when I turn the wheel or rev the car! Is this the pump? If so how much am I looking at to get this fixed?
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Could be many variables, wont be cheap but you would probably be better asking your questions in the 159, Brera & 946 Spider technical lounge rather than in tuning and upgrades, you're more likely to get an answer quickly there
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Power steering pumps are a know issue for several reasons.

Firstly the power steering fluid should be green not red, so check which colour you have.
Secondly a filter in the power steering reservoir fails and you end up with fluid frothing out of the top.

Both of the above issues can be solved by changing the fluid and the reservoir, but both will destroy the pump if not caught early enough.

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As INS147 said above all this info is in the the 159, Brera & 946 Spider technical lounge

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