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Steering wheel gets hard with out much floring

My steering wheel gets hard when turning without much flooring. Once on the road the steering calms down. Please advise if you have knowledge on thisissue . Oh yeah I checked the steering fluid and it was good. Thanks...

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  • navester Jul 24, 2010

    Thanks but it ended up been my transmission..

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Sounds to me like the belt to the power steering pump is slipping. If it's not that, then the pump itself may be on it's way out.

Posted on Jan 30, 2010

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    Al Seaver Jul 24, 2010

    Or it could be low on fluid. He doesn't mention a squeaking belt, so if it's not squeaking, then it's likely the pump or low fluid. If the belt's not loose and the fluid isn't low, then it's pump time.

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