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Looking to buy XC90 - Steering pump leak

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Old Yesterday, 13:12   #11
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Have you checked the propshaft yet? If the spline is worn you will not get any message but will have front wheel drive only.
It's an 06 model so he should be okay....
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I went for a facelift model when I bought mine for that very reason and whilst it's rare to find one of these with damaged splines, I certainly would always check especially if viewing one bearing in mind how quickly it can be done.

Every pre facelift that I viewed had knackered splines and the owners seemed oblivious.
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Have not checked propshaft. Bit late now I guess as I bought it. Just keeping fingers crossed I have not bought a lemon. But the weather is fine, I will lie under car and try and turn propshaft to rear. However being a weakling, it may not turn worn or not ;-)
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