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99 cavalier..all of a sudden the steering wheel is locking up and it seems to be getting worse. I can't even get it to turn anymore!

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  • jafigard Jun 29, 2009

    Hello and thank you for your reply. The power steering is fine. When the car is running I have no problems with it all. the problem is that the steering wheel is locked and the key won't turn at all. it started happening just recently and today i tried for 15 minutes and got no where. About to junk it and go buy a new HHR. lol

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It sounds like your valve in the rack and pinion steering has gone bad or your steering pump has gone, but if the fluid is good in the power steering pump and there was no wining noise form the pump then it's a good chance the the rack and pinion needs to be replaced. Good luck and keep me posted. 

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