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Power Steering not working all the time....

It seems that the Power Steering is working intermittently. Sometimes it is very jerky and tight, other times it seems to be fine. Fluid level is perfect, serpentine belt it operating properly. Just took it back to the oil change place to see if something they did may have caused it, but they could not see anything wrong. We haven't noticed any weird noises while turning the car. I'm stumped.

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  • Scott Fagerstrom Jul 12, 2010

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The tech's have to pressure test the pump and the rack to determine which one of the two is defective.

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