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Whining/Groaning Power Steering Pump


My 1985 380SL has been sitting for a month or so, and I just had her detailed and ready for Spring here in the Bay area. She started right up, but I immediately noticed a bit of whining/groaning when turning the wheel, and it was somewhat "heavy."

I checked the PS fluid reservoir, and it was topped off, and I couldn't find any evidence of leaks anywhere.

Is the PS pump possibly failing, or could it be a blocked filter at the bottom of the reservoir?

Just wondering what else I should check before escalating this to my mechanic.

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