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Username Post: 2001 power steering pump        (Topic#365926)
chnaus 
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Posts: 65

Loc: Upstate:The Real New York
Reg: 04-18-03
07-27-21 05:18 PM - Post#2824000    

I had an issue with my 01 Silverado shortbox
v6. The rack belched out on both ends and at the
same time there was fluid leaking from the back of the pump.
I can replace the rack for about $100.

I have a new pump w/o reservoir from a Caprice.
The gasket set is the same for each pump and the
connections are virtually the same.
The 01 is not my main driver, just for errands and backup.

Are the internals different in these pumps




CH


 
Shepherd 
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Posts: 2296

Loc: Lake George, NY
Reg: 11-11-15
07-27-21 06:22 PM - Post#2824007    
    In response to chnaus

A pump for a standard Saginaw box is different than a pump for rack and pinion. Not sure if the Caprice had r and p.



 
2plus2 
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Posts: 1276

Loc: Mission,BC
Reg: 02-03-05
07-27-21 06:35 PM - Post#2824009    
    In response to Shepherd

Rockauto lists the same pump for 2wd and 4wd
Different pumps for lower end models vs higher end
I think it has something to do with computer controlled variable assist
OP go look at pumps and click the part number,there will be a list of vehicles that inter change but you have to look at all the pumps to get the full list of vehicles

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