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Steering Problem my steering is getting pretty difficult lately, somebody told me to lube the steering linkage, i need to know where it is and how to do it.

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  • Ronald Smith Jun 26, 2009

    when i turn, left or right, it doesnt matter, it feels like if you have a car with power steering that suddenly doesnt work

  • Greg Bernett
    Greg Bernett May 11, 2010

    Well, first, it may NOT be the linkage....tell me what it feels like when you are moving and in a turn.



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Only lube points you might have are on the ball joints and outer tie rod ends. Many come "sealed" and have no provision for service, others will have zirk fittings or a small nut in them that needs to be removed and replaced with a fitting. Your power steering should also be checked to make sure that it's operating properly.

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

  • Richard Scordino Jun 26, 2009

    Sounds like pump pressure may be low. (internal wear)


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Problems with manual racks are rare so I assume this is power steering. Older power-assisted rack and pinion steering units used to suffer from excessive wear in the areas where the internal seals normal rested-- the straight ahead position. Consequently the vehicle steers as if it is in a rut when you try to turn. Time for rack replacement.

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Good idea to check the power steering if the car had power steering.
Zerk (grease) fittings are not installed at the factory
on any Geo models.
Try adding about 10psi to each front wheel and report back.

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Not sure on that but also check the power steering fluid level

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