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Hi,

My steering servo gave up in my 1993 LS400 and when the mechanic took it apart he found that the vane pump pulley is bent. Unfortunately this part has been discontinued. Does anyone has recommendation where to get one? The actual part number is 44311-50010.

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https://shop.advanceautoparts.com/p/oes-genuine-p-s-pump-pulley-m2060256779oes/11923280-P?utm_medium=ymme&vehicleIdSearch=23716&isAllVehicle=false

They say it doesn't fit '93 MY.  Probably not available etiher.

Question:  How the heck did the pulley get bent?  In correct removal proceedure?

At this point, I'd just buy the entire used pump with the pulley (time sensitive link), remove the pulley and pitch the pump.:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/90-93-LEXUS-LS400-4-0L-V8-RWD-POWER-STEERING-PUMP-PULLEY-WITH-RESERVOIR-OEM/233899588381?fits=Model%3ALS400|Make%3ALexus&hash=item3675807b1d:g:e~cAAOSwlYtgLS8a

 

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hey paulo57509, thanks for the tip. yes, this is what i ended up doing. i bought the whole assembly and will salvage the pulley. 

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Good deal and you're welcome.  If you have the space, keep the pump.  You can use the pump as a rebuildable core down the road.

Parts are getting to be an issue with our older cars.  I need 2nd gear synchro rings for my old Legend but they've been discontinued from Honda and no one has them.  This morning, I lucked out found a NOS 2nd gear gear set on ebay that had the synchros.

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