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Hard to turn steering wheel - 2000 Dodge Stratus

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  • boscoTECH Sep 18, 2008

    smashed in the front end the other day. now the car doesn't steer very well, the battery light comes on, and the dashboard and radio completely turn off. also noticed coolant leaking from the radiator. eek! could use some advice. thanks!!

  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2008

    I bought a 1999 2500 4x4 and the streeing is very stiff I was told that this is common with this year is this true/

    If not what could be the problem

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Im pretty sure you are going to need to change the water pump. I had the same problem and sooner or later the belt is going to come off and your not going to be able to even move. If this is the problem call me at 508 310 3357, and i can fix it with little labor cost.

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