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When turning into a parking spot, all of a sudden my steering wheel seemed as though it "Locked Up".. not as it would if the car was shut off, but like I lost power steering. A light came on on the dash. I turned the car off and back on and the steering seemed fine. Suggestions? I'm scared to drive it.

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If you are running your air conditioner then maybe that is faulty.they might be connected by the same belt.
Check fluid level in the power steering reservoir of course.COULD BE THE PUMP TOO.
unless your steering wheel locks while you are running
dont drive..that would be a strange issue,but even if your power steering pump goes on you and the wheel seems hard to turn...soon as you start to drive you will be able to steer fairly easily.

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It is most likely you just turned the wheel to the farthest limit of its travel, and the power assist cutout at that point.

Check your fluid level to make sure its up to where it should be.

If fluid is fine, I wouldn't worry about it...it is fine and a normal occurance.

Posted on Sep 30, 2009

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