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I have had a broken power steering pump for a few weeks now and Adam has been great! I am one of about 20 Karma owners in Toronto who are totally isolated from service close by. The nearest would be Montreal and it's just a hassle to have a car flatbed all the way there and then not having the car for at least a week.

Fortunately a friend of mine was a master GM mechanic so with Adam's help, we were able to go through a list of possible issues. My friend had the power steering pump off its brackets and traced any wiring issues all the way to the harness and frame but didn't find anything. He then hotwired the pump to see if it would work and gave it a whack and it came on but it only lasted for about 20 minutes of driving. We couldn't find any evidence of a chafed wire so it looks like I might need a new pump.

Does anyone know where I can get a new power steering pump? I know Adam's looking into it for me but I thought I'd post here to see if anyone else had one on hand. Supposedly it's the Saturn's pump but we don't have any Saturn dealerships in Canada any longer so it still leaves me with the same problem.

Replacing the pump looks like it won't be a big deal... we had everything stripped and taken out in less than 45 minutes and now that my friend knows how to do it, we're pretty sure we can put it back together.

This type of long distance trouble shooting doesn't always work but it gives new hope to people like us through the kindness of technicians like Adam and Joe.

If anyone has any thoughts on a power steering pump please let me know.

Hockeydad
 

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I may actually have one, let me check Tuesday
(And I'm thinking about a family visit to Toronto to do the 520/530 updates for you folks, just an idea for now, more to come)
 

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Fisker Philly, of SF dealer, if you ever feel like visiting tahoe, let me know. I am on the Nevada side, between incline village and Reno. Car is doing great and just passed 22,222 miles. I'll add gas as it crosses the 6000 miles since last fill-up.

I should do the muffler at some point -and I worry about splines, though, knock on rescued California firewood, no problems so far.
 

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I may actually have one, let me check Tuesday
(And I'm thinking about a family visit to Toronto to do the 520/530 updates for you folks, just an idea for now, more to come)
Let us know if you decide to come. We might arrange a bay at a dealership that was servicing our cars after the fall out. You have plenty of hosts up here. I can show you around Niagara wine country if that works for you and the family.
 

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ooo that's a great offer Fiskerjim! Maybe we can make a day of it and after all our cars get serviced, we all head up for a nice lunch at a vineyard :)
 

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ooo that's a great offer Fiskerjim! Maybe we can make a day of it and after all our cars get serviced, we all head up for a nice lunch at a vineyard :)
Lets see what unfolds with Joe. Would love to see The New Fisker, through Karmanews, announce a Toronto CSP over some wine as well. We certainly have a "bunch" of owners.
 

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toronto owner as well

and need some work on mine. any update on fiskerphilly comning to toronto or any toronto based techs? am debating shipping mine to montreal now...

thanks for any help!
 

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soooo... who wants to come to Hawaii?!? There are two of us out here who need updates is anyonne finds themselves in the neighborhood :)
Im ready never been to your neck of the woods but I would wait till all the updates are out this way only one trip will be needed . Just so you know only CSP dealers will have the new software so called technicians who have their own business wont have it
 
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