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2000 gmc jimmy steering is getting stiffer. The power steering pump does't make any unusual sounds and the oil looks good. Recently had 4 new ball joints,idler arm and pitman arm installed. The vehicle has 140,000 miles. Any ideas??

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Hi and welcome to FixYa!

The new under chassis parts installed can cause the steering to be a little stiffer. It is normal and it tends to go soft when the ball joints gets pressed.

Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa! Have a good one!

Posted on Mar 18, 2011

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