Q: My power steering pump pulley broke into pieces but pump spins freely, do I just need to replace the pulley?

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Was driving and heard noise under hood then power steering pump pulley breaks into pieces. Pump spins freely - is pump good and do I just need to put on new pulley?

My car has 175000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi Bridgett. Thanks for contacting us today. When a pump spins freely as you’ve indicated, it’s usually best to replace the pump, as it’s possible that damage has been done to the pump when the pulley broke.

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