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Power steering in the beginning of winter i got the winterization package at subaru (oil changed, fluids, tire rotation, etc.) and since then I've been hearing loud noise when trying to turn too hard and difficulty turning. I don't see any cracks in the belt at a glance but I know there could be. Is that the only problem it might be or could it be something else? And I can't find the belt I need at autozone. Where else can I find it?

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The belt and the tension on the belt may be the problem. The belt will be available from the dealer spares department or any other auto spares shops . Some pumps start to become noisy if the turn is held on full lock as it makes the relief valve in the pump work . To check this turn on hard lock and if the noise appears back of the turn a little and the noise should abate

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SOURCE: how do i bleed my power steering rack on subaru legacy rs turbo

A power steering dosent need bleeding. If you replaced it a week ago and was fine until now then it's not an air problem. Power steering fluid is pumped through the system even when the steering is not being used. Definatly not an airlock problem. Cheer's

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SOURCE: Automotive problem. 1991 Subaru Legacy C

Lubricant may not resolve it sounds like it could be your water pump froze up. Look to see if it is turning. Even if it turns it still could be bad.Usally the first sign of it going bad. Stop by your local auto parts store to see if they agree.

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SOURCE: Loud clanking noise when turning and steering wheel jurking.

could be the c/v axle, the ball jount. or the powerstreering belt is loose

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