Q: Whining noise when car start up. No leaks. No engine light.

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Can driving a car with a "messed up" power steering pump mess up the motor? It's been running fine... no leaks just a noice when you first start it. Was told it was power steering pump the bearing?

My car has 190000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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