Hey Scotty I have a 2004 buick park avenue and the steering wheel tigh

Brendon Terry

Hey Scotty I have a 2004 buick park avenue and the steering wheel tightens up when I back out and turn the wheel or slow down to turn into a parking spot...its so bad that I am shaking all over to turn it. I have a serpentine belt..not slipping....no whinning from power steering pump..what could this be....seems to be getting worse....thanks

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Jackofall
Jackofall

Bad pump or rack...dont drive it until it's fixed.

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Brendon Terry
Brendon Terry

How can I distinguish the 2 possibly?

Jackofall
Jackofall

I would look for. Bubbles in the pump fluid, but pumps are cheap I would try replacing that first, you did not post miles on the car.

Brendon Terry
Brendon Terry

Car has 185,000

Jackofall
Jackofall

Yeah, could be rack but try pump first

Brendon Terry
Brendon Terry

Thanks bud