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Important: To get started, select your vehicle on the left and then use the filters to narrow your options.
What is a steering filter?
A steering filter is a component that helps to keep contaminants from entering the steering system. It is typically a cylindrical-shaped filter that is fitted between the power steering reservoir and the pump.
What is the purpose of a steering filter?
The purpose of a steering filter is to help protect the power steering pump and other components of the steering system from dirt, debris, and other contaminants that could cause damage and reduce performance.
How do I know if my steering filter is faulty?
If your steering filter is faulty, you may experience difficulty in turning the steering wheel or a vibration in the steering wheel when turning. Additionally, you may hear a whining noise from the power steering pump.
Can a faulty steering filter cause damage?
Yes, a faulty steering filter can cause damage to the power steering pump and other components of the steering system. It is important to inspect and replace the filter as needed.
How do I replace the steering filter?
First, you should locate the filter, which is typically located between the power steering reservoir and the pump.
- Disconnect the power steering fluid reservoir from the pump, and then remove the filter from the pump.
- Clean the filter and the area around the filter with a rag.
- Install the new filter, and then reattach the power steering fluid reservoir.
- Refill the power steering fluid reservoir.