I need to replace the original power steering pump with an electric 12V pump, or something. What pressure does the OEM pump supply?
have the same problem?
Monday, August 8th, 2011 AT 1:50 AM
Never heard of an electric-driven power steering pump. A similar pump runs the hydraulics on snow plows, and those use a very high-powered motor similar to a starter motor. Those can draw over 200 amps but very intermittently. To run it continuously you'll need a generator that can produce two and a half times the current your present one produces.
The typical pump can produce over 1100 pounds of pressure.