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Asked by Aug 26, 2011 at 09:14 PM about the 1993 Subaru SVX 2 Dr 25th Anniversary AWD Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I bought my SVX last week -- it only has 102,000 miles on it and seems to run quite strong.  The power steering is hard / stiff and I think the pump may not be working properly.  Is there a replacement impeller, or whatever Subaru calls the pump itself, available for a rebuild?  There's a whine in the rear of the car between 50 (ish) MPH and gone by 70 MPH -- I think this is probably a wheel bearing but would like to hear from those who know about these cars than I do.  I'm just getting started but hope to learn about and restore this car.   The drivers side seat belt isn't working and neither is the cruise control.  Cruise is probably a fuse but I don't know where to look for it.  The seat belt issue is either the motor or maybe just off the track.  Not sure and would welcome hearing about others experiences.


PS:  the colors say to me that mine is a 25th  Anniversary Car but I'll need to check the Vin. #  and do more research to be sure.

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Pump problem may be a bad drive belt . replace it even if it looks good. also the "o" ring may have gone bad a $2.00 replacement . Whine in rear my be bearing I have never heard what a bad one sounds like

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