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Front end lube

It is difficult to turn either left or right, and i physically have to straighten it back out after the turn. Are there any grease fittings that i can grease to help solve this problem? i live in rochester ny with tough winters and ive read that this is a common problem for this area. i just cant find any fittings o put grease into. Are there any?

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Look for small threaded plugs and remove them and install grease fittings. If that doesn't improve the turn effort you may have a defective power steering pump or a defective steering rack and pinion

Posted on Mar 21, 2014

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    Alex Webster Mar 22, 2014

    This is not that a common problem, Your rack and pinion has a power feed to push and pull. I would first make sure you dont have a toen boot at iether end and than have the system bled. They do have a issue if any air has entered the system. As far as grease fitting's, no they dont. If you have any aftermarket tie-rod ends they may have come with a zert fitting but most oem joints are a sealed unit.

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