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My P'/S valve leak is worsening and I need help decidiing whether to re-build or buy a re-built. Mustangs Unlimited has re-built units for $139 but the re-build kit is $39. They are about a half hour away and of course their prices are the highest.

I really want to do a re-build but how hard is it? Should I just take the hit on the rebuilt one or risk a doofus?

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J. Boggs


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I just did my valve and was surprised at how easy it was... I had asked questions too about this and was told the valve wasn't bad to rebuild but stay away from the cylinder (guess the cylinder is a b****) One thing thought when you reconnect the lines use tape on all the threads. I had to go back and do that (guess I spaced it at the time) It will really leaked through those threads..... Good luck!

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I agree with the others. The control valve was fairly easy. I'm a rank amateur and got mine
cleaned up and looking really nice. If you do decide to do it yourself, make sure you replace
the hose seats on all 4 ports. They don't come in the kit and they should. I got mine from
Texas Mustang.

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Agree with the others - did mine several years ago, piece of cake. Make sure you put the hoses back correctly, If they are reversed the steering wheel will rotate back and forth lock to lock very rapidly on startup. At the minimum dont have your hand though the sterring wheel reaching for the key.
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Umm... whatever you do, do it QUICK!

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Got a question if you don't mind. RAn into a problem during the reassambly (you guys were right piece of cake), but here goes:

Reassembling the valve at the area where the gasket goes and the two bolts make up. When I the insides together like the diagram it doesn't fit properly. Let me see if I can be more specific. You've got a washer, a black rubber washer (bumper they call it), a metal band that rings the inside, and anthor washer and when you put it all back it should go together. With all the washers in place, it won't make up tight. If I take one washer out, it fits perfectly. Doesn't seem to have room for all the washers to clear.

I know this is sketchy but if you just did one, you should know what I mean.

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