MY STEERING LOCKS UP WHILE DRIVING WHEN I TURN ...

1996 Cadillac Fleetwood

Tiny

Anonymous

October, 31, 2012 AT 3:09 AM

My steering locks up while driving when I turn left or right. What could cause this I already replaced belt and belt tensioner and power steering pump last summer.

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Tiny

ImpalaSS

October, 31, 2012 AT 3:36 AM

You need to have this checked by a front end shop. Though it could be the lack of pressure, based on what you have changed it could be front end parts going bad like tie rods etc or I have had vehicles that the internals of the rack wear out. The one I had disintegrated internally and sent fragments throughout the power steering seizing the pump thus smoking the belt and extremely hard to steer. That was a lot going on in that few minutes. Again, get this checked at once by a front end shop

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