Q: Q: Power steering not working

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I am having a hard time turning the steering wheel. I checked the power steering fluid and it is full.

Hello, since you know the fluid level is full and I assume that the belt is attached to the pump, it sounds like your power steering pump has no output and probably needs to be replaced. I would have a certified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect your power steering and make the repairs necessary to get you back on the road.

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