Q: Stiff power steering

asked by on January 20, 2016

My power steering is stiff.

If your vehicle has hydraulic power steering, the level is probably low. If it is low, there may be a leak. If not, the pump may have failed. If your vehicle has electronic power steering, the fuse may be blown or the motor could be bad. A way to identify which system your vehicle has is by looking for a power steering fluid reservoir. If you cant find one, you may have electronic power steering. Your vehicle owner manual may also identify which system you have. If you need repairs, YourMechanic has trained technicians that can inspect your vehicle and make repairs to get your vehicle safely back on the road.

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