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Old 10-01-2010, 08:05 AM
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Better to rebuild PS pump or buy new or refurb?

I have a SEVERE PS fluid leak in my buick (68 Buick Electra 430CI). It has the PS pump with reservoir. Rebuild kits start at $10 online and refurb pumps start at $50. Whats yalls personal experiences on power steering replacement?
My pump dumps a bottle a day out the bottom of it.

Also, little bit of BG info, this is not a very parts-friendly engine. No one rebuilds them, so Im not entirely sure I can even find a new pump.

Ive seen a few refurbs for sale, and the kits are cheap and SOUND simple, but what would yall do in my shoes?

Please excuse my rambling....Im still awake.

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Old 10-01-2010, 11:53 AM
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Hi,
Well a new pump is $167. & a reman is $63. I'd just re build the pump you have.
I have put a link to help you with the re build in-case you haven't don it before.
Good luck,
Rich

http://www.corvette-restoration.com/...mp_rebuild.htm

http://www.autozone.com/autozone/par.../N-ir5k1Z8oxk0
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