HOW DO I BYPASS THE POWER STEERING RAIL COOLER FOR A TEMP FIX.

  • Tiny
  • todd3465
  • 1999 Chevrolet Truck
  • 309,567 miles

My P/S rail cooler has had it. I live a distance from anyone so I must drive into town to get it permanently fixed. The outlet hose at he connection point is cracked as well. I own a well maintained 1999 Chevy Silverado 1/2 ton 4X4, std cab, 5.3Ltr, LS. I can donate for the question, however; not until Wednesday as I get paid bi-weekly. Thank You for your help.

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Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 AT 7:37 PM

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  • Docfixit
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Do you hose to join the line together eliminating cooler

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Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 AT 7:49 PM
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Would that change the Vol/Pressure? If not, at least on a temp basis; how long would it last before damaging the pump?

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Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 AT 8:46 PM
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Will not hurt a thing I have bypassed several. Cooling effect minimal

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