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At low or no speed the power steering does not

At low or no speed the power steering does not seem to be working, as soon as I gain speed it is fine, once I slow down again its as if there is no power steering The system was flushed and it was fine for two weeks and now its back.

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Must likely it your power steering pump before replacing pump check belts

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