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Whining noise on my 2006 cadillac cts.Had the power steering pump replaced yesterday. Noise is back again today. What is it?

\015 Had a whining noise for about a month. had my local garage check it out & they flushed the power steering liquid & replaced. Did not work, next day whining again. Took the car to a cadillac dealer, they said the pump had a crack in it, needs to be replaced. Had it replaced & the day after it was replaced the whining started again. Help!\015
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