I just bought this vehicle from the owner and noticed there are a few things thay dont seem quite right with it.
Thanks for your help!
My car has 308000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.
I'll address each individually.
The steering being hard to turn at low speeds can be related to any of these suspension components being loose or worn. There other faults that can contribute to hard steering as mentioned here. The steering unit can be worn internally also. If the gears are excessively worn or pressure valves are not functioning properly, power-assist from the power steering pump may not be up to proper specifications. The power steering pump itself can also be at fault. Low fluid or worn internal parts in the pump can cause steering pressures to be out of specifications as well.
Have a certified technician inspect your vehicle to isolate the causes of all these issues.
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