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My steering wheel is hard to maneuver, especially in making turns on both sides.It is making an irking noise as if there is no morr steering wheel oil.

Everytime I start the engine it is fine. but when I start to drive especially when making turns the steering wheel gets heavy and even heavier when making turns.

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CHECK UNDER HOOD AT YOUR POWER STEERIND RESERVOIR,IF EMPTY,THEN YOU HAVE A LEAK.CHECK YOUR HOSES.

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