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Why are the belts are whining and the power steering is stiff? Best way to address these issues?


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Most likely air is being entrained into the PS fluid. Look inside the PS fluid tank while idling - maybe need a heper to turn the steering wheel - if you see foam/bubbles, that is a problem.

Often an easy fix with an o-ring ro 2. dig around at for more info/diagrams.

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