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Steering stiffens up at start.

Intermittently I start my 2006 Uplander and the steering is really stiff. I turn it off and restart vehicle it is now fine. Any ideas?

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  • Samuel Charles Spriggs May 11, 2010

    I would first check the belt which drives the power steering -- it may need tightening or replacing.--------- Charlie



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Low on steering fluid...possibly and needs to warm up to work properly. or belt may be a problem...have that checked for tightness and security.

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