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2005 chrysler 300 steering problem

Just recently my power steering has a problem. When I turn the wheel, it almost seems like there is a hard spot to turn, I would say maybe a 1/4 turn either way and it would steer hard for about 2 to 3 inches then it would let go and steer normal, then while turning back to straighten the car out, I would hit the same spot and do the same thing. This happens it turning in both directions, right as well as left. What could be the problem, I haven't taken the car to my mechanic yet, but I think it might be the power steering pump. let me know what you think. Thanks, Paul

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U have a failed steering rack internal seal, the leakage causes the hard spot, most likely the seal surface is scored allowing fluid to leak by at a certain position of the wheel. Try getting a bottle of LUCAS oil brand power steering sealer and conditioner, it really works. also check and see if the PS fluid is disclored, if it is get a cheap turkey baster and **** out as much fluid as possiable and add clean fluid.

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The rack is bad you need to have it changed.

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