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Q: Steering wheel stiff

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Turning the steering wheel is difficult.

Hello. If it is suddenly hard to turn the steering wheel then the most common cause is the power steering pump. I typically check the belt and the fluid first. If the fluid is low then there is a leak. If the fluid is full and if the belt is in place, then the pump is more than likely bad. If you need to have this issue checked, consider YourMechanic, as a certified mechanic can come to your home or office to inspect your steering issue and replace the power steering pump if necessary.

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