Q: I have a 2000 Dodge Caravan sport 3.0 Power steering sticks when sitting still but when going it works

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When my vehicle is sitting still but is turned on it is hard to turn the steering wheel but when the vehicle is moving the steering wheel is easy to turn is it the power steering pump or what?

My car has 145000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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