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Steer hard to the left and right

I was driving and when i went to make a turn i had no steering almost like the belt was off . it takes to hands to steer left or right can you tell me what it might be thank you

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Its hard to steer to the right.. weve already check the pump and gear box and change the tie rod end but still the same... whats the problem... can you help me?

Posted on Nov 28, 2009

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From what you describe it is obvious that you have loss your power steering. First and foremost is to open the hood, have someone turn the steering wheel fully lef tand right while you observe the results. Is the steering pump operating. Is the resivor full.
Is there a jerking action in the front wheels when you attemp to turn? All these situations can point to a defective power steering pump.
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