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2004 GMC Yukon Steering Problem

We are having a problem with our power steering. When we turn to the right it's as if we have no power steering, however, there is no problem in turning to the left. We tried turning it while in neutral and reving the engine (to up the RPMs) but we experienced the same problem. Anyone with any idea as to what this could be?...

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  • Anonymous Feb 23, 2009

    I have the exact same problem -- NO power steering to the right. The left works fine. I have a 2004 GMC Yukon XL.

  • cody2006 Mar 10, 2009

    I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM WITH MY 2003 YUKON SLT. I AM STILL WAITING FOR AN ANSWER

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2009

    I have the same problem. There is no power assist to the right but normal steering to the right.

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2009

    i have the same problem too. Now i am starting to feel knocking and noises when i turn on ramps and i slow speeds. This is very dangerous driving like this but i just wonder if its a pump or the rack?

  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2009

    Same here -- 2004 XL 4WD. We had it looked at in GM dealership and they said it could be the steering shaft isn't properly lubed, or it could just be a fluid level issue. Both have been checked and are fine. Does anyone know if it is common for a pump to go bad, and only show signs when turning in one direction?

  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2009

    I have almost the same problem, it will steer to the right but not the left. I think it is the steering gear (box). If it was the pump, it wouldn't steer in either direction.

    I'm going to replace the steering gear (box) first.

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I have a 2004 GMC Yukon. I am hearing knocking in the steering column, and my back left tire is making a clicking and knocking sound, can someone tell me what the heck it is????????

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I have the same problem, low speeds and only when i turn to the left, steering locks or jams, but only at low speeds, and parking lot manuevers. Will replace gear box, simple 3 or 4 bolts, and can easily be done in a drive way or home garage. Hope this helps! 90% its the gear box even if you have the right one already.
Tips** you should have the 680 gear box and not the old one (670 3 bolt patter). The 680 should have 4 bolts. But there are issues and may need to be replaced. I had a faulty one!

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