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Steering went out

I pulled into a parking spot and the power steering quit working.....it is a very cold day here

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The Power Steering Pump will need to be Replaced. Not a Cheap Fix if you need to get Towed. Cheap fix if you can get it somewhere. The Seals inside the Pump are Bad. Have them Check the Hoses and Fitting in Addition.

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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Have you checked the power steering fluid level on the car recently?

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Have you looked to see if the serpentine belt broke ?

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Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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