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Old 06-06-2001, 09:12 PM
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My 92 500e has started to make a moaning noise from the power steering on startup. This lessens with warmup. I assume it is the pump, since the noise tracks with rpm. I have heard these cars eat p/s pumps.
Any thoughts from the experts, eg Benzmac, before I take it in to my shop?

(Fluid level is of course normal. Hoses appear clean and dry)
I have heard of a p/s hose upgrade but the archives do not seem to give details, anyone have a reference?

[Edited by n2lw on 06-08-2001 at 10:59 PM]
92 500e, 85k, silver/gray,all stock.
96 Club Wagon,Hypertech chipped( College Hauler)
97 320 SL 50k
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