Q: Hard Steering 2006 Chevrolet Impala

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Hard to turn an check fluid an replace pump

My car has 170000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

Hello - your symptoms suggest that the steering rack may be worn out, and is binding. This would cause the hard steering you are experiencing, regardless of having a new power steering pump. I would recommend a steering system inspection by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs.

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