Q: What could be wrong with my car if the wheel is hard to turn while driving? I put power steering fluid in the car.

asked by on November 06, 2016

While driving my vehicle became hard to steer what are some reasons why??

My car has 120000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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