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The steering on the 2003 corolla returns to the center position after a turn ,to quickly, feeling like its spring loaded. All my other cars, the steering wheel returns smoothly to the neutral position as the car straightens out. Is there any way of dampening out this sudden return of the steering wheel after a turn?

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Have a wheel alignmennt
indicates excessive caster measurement

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SOURCE: 09 Corolla vague steering

i have reduced the air pressure in the two front tires. made a big difference. the cost is a slight decrease in fuel mileage. more tire wear???? worth it though.

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

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SOURCE: it will hang at high idle for a second before finally returning

there is a damper on the carburettor that can be adjusted to allowe the return a little quicker. this will be a bell looking item right near the accelerator link and a possible vacuum hose attatched to it. you should be able to adjust it up and down.

Posted on Dec 29, 2009

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SOURCE: The steering just became much harder to turn while

1. Check if the belt on the power-steering pump is not slipping. Replace belt if so.

2. Check for oil leaks (if yes, there is air in system).

Posted on Jun 05, 2010

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SOURCE: When I make a left turn my steering wheel changes is neutral position

Something is loose on your steering linkage or suspension have a pro look at it, use a shop with an alignment rack available.

Posted on Aug 22, 2012

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