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2002 toyota avalon steering problems

Problems turning even after power steering fluid has been added. What should we do?

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Hi there stephanie. if you haven't already. i should have the power steering pump checked out. it sound suspiciously like the pump.
good luck .

Posted on Apr 27, 2014


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yes , i am sure you checked for leaks on the rack at the boots on both ends near the wheels. if none try adding a power steering conditioner to the pump . drain the fliud from the reservoir first by taking off one of the hoses the more conditioner the better. this may not work but it is an easy and cheap way first. there is also a relief valve in many pumps that might be stuck not allowing pressure to build.

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Have you thought that the new pump may not produce enough pressure, I have been involved in may repairs where a new part was the issue.

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There are sensors that control steering effort (variable assist) and also valving in some cases, one of these has a problem, I would have the system tested to see what the fault is before it developes a problem u can feel.

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SOURCE: Type of power steering fluid for 2001 toyota camry

Power steering fluid - Dexron 2 or 3 automatic transmission fluid. Yes transmission fluid. And while you are at it check the fluid level in the transmission.
Since you got the hood up, check the brake fluid, wiper fluid, radiator fluid, battery fluid, oil level.

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