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Old 04-05-2019, 02:07 PM
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I have a 2004 v6 Honda Accord coupe when the car is running it feels like there is no power steering fluid going to the pump the car also makes a whining noise when running. Anyone know what the problem is?
 
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Originally Posted by D23vorobey View Post
I have a 2004 v6 Honda Accord coupe when the car is running it feels like there is no power steering fluid going to the pump the car also makes a whining noise when running. Anyone know what the problem is?
Low fluid level? Bad pump?
 
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Old 04-08-2019, 03:09 PM
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Originally Posted by D23vorobey View Post
I have a 2004 v6 Honda Accord coupe when the car is running it feels like there is no power steering fluid going to the pump the car also makes a whining noise when running. Anyone know what the problem is?
I have a similar complaint about the recently replaced power steering pump in my 2000 Accord EX sedan. I'm sure that the replacement pump was generic and not particularly high quality. And, I also got a power steering flush. The mechanic says that he uses Honda fluid. I hear a hum / whining type noise coming from the power steering while driving. Mechanic says that the power steering pump is fine. Could I ( we ) just be hearing a normal noise that the power steering unit makes while in use ? Maybe transfers up the steering column ? Maybe just a cheaper noisy power steering pump ? I don't know. Just thinking out loud. I'd like to find out for my peace of mind.
 

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