Question about 2007 Mazda B4000
I had an odd experience. On a cold (near-freezing) and very wet morning with a only a slight warm up I tried to turn make a right turn in my 2002 Mazda B4000 after a complete stop. While slightly rolling forward I turned the wheel and it turned one half revolution and stopped, like it normally would after 1.5 revolutions, as if it had hit the end of the rotation. It was enough to complete the turn, but I quickly exited into a parking lot. In the lot I tried full hard left and right turns without a problem. Then I ended up driving through a deep puddle to exit the lot, and upon trying to make the turn back on to the road the same thing happened, again with a right turn. Two minutes later at the next turn out I again had no problem. Is this as simple as wet and cold slipping belt on the power steering pump? Would that cause the steering wheel to lock up like that or would it just make it harder to turn?
Your belt could be the culprit i had the same problem with my old ranger where the belt sliped under certain conditions and causes loss of power steering pump pressure.
the next time it happens pull the whell as hard as you can and se if it acts the same as when the vechile is turned off
Posted on May 06, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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