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Steering gets hard, relaxes, gets hard again

The power steering got hard and then later was okay but got hard again.

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  • matthew_bodk May 18, 2009

    I lifted the car and the power steering came back but it now makes a "whining" noise. Still need to replace the pump?

  • matthew_bodk May 19, 2009

    fluid level is fine!:) But good reminder!!

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Check the fluid first. It will whine if no or low fluid is in it. Is it leaking fluid?

Posted on May 19, 2009

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    honeymokey May 19, 2009

    You might try and put in some Hi Tach steer repair power steering and rack and pinion formula. I have had good luck with this.

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Have to replace the power steering pump before the steerin g rack goes bad.

Posted on May 18, 2009

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    Onifade Adewunmi May 18, 2009

    Yes you have to replace the pump.



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