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Q: My 2008 Saturn Vue has lost power steering briefly twice on right turns. The fluid was checked no leaks.

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Power steering lost briefly on 2 right turns, squeaking sound accompanied. Fluid level is good no leaks. Do you think it is belt or pump?

My car has 98000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hello. If you are losing power steering on ...

Hello. If you are losing power steering on turns, then you may have a belt tensioner issue causing the power steering pump to have low pressure when turning. Have the belt and tensioner checked.

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