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2004 focus changed power steering pump still heavey

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Heavy as in ,stiff steering?
Not usually the pump. It's only money.
Lets go with a worn steering rack,after you check out the strut bearings,being worn/stiff etc.

Posted on May 03, 2010

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Power Steering Pump: Service and Repair
Power Steering Pump Replacement
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