Q: Steering has gotten harder and now the car groans

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I've had the steering serviced in my 2006 Chevrolet Malibu twice, and now the same problem with a groaning, dry sound every time I turn the steering wheel is happening again. I don’t like how this problem keeps occurring, as the vehicle is only at 67,000 miles. What can I do to fix this for good?

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