Find the worn suspension/steering part(s) and replace it(them). Thanks, I have new ball joints and struts, the tie rods are OK and the problem is getting worse. The stearing shaft could be replaced but that is not making the clunk when I hit bumps and turn sharp. Got any specific ideas?
A lot of the time if your pump goes, then your steering box is also gone. If it works then it works..
Check for loose/worn steering components i.e. tie rod ends, ball joints
One way to know that a control arm bushing is bad on a Chevy Malibu is from the noises you will hear when you are driving. You will hear a clunking sound. The steering on the car will also not be as good as it once was. You could also experience drifting of the car as you drive.
Clunking/knocking sound felt though steering wheel and floor when turning and going over bumps at low speeds.
A locked steering wheel can be repaired by a locksmith or a car dealer.
Power steering hoses are under pressure and have to be repaired with specialty tools. The hose either has to be repaired by a hydraulic hose company or replaced entirely.
You would hear clunking noises from up front when braking and steering. Steering may become sloppy and drift left or right.
soounds like steering wheel fluid needs to up
It's your upper steering shaft. Either take it off and grease or replace it.
You can get you automobiles power steering repaired at a verity of places, although I would suggest Wal-Mart auto service. They will give you there best, at the lowest prices possible.
It's part of the steering column and if yours is making klunking noises it has to be repaired at the dealer.
Very dangerous. Steering could and will eventually jam.It must be repaired!
Most likely CV joints.
seems like the steering pump should have been repaired or replaced
Worn steering or suspension parts. This can be very dangerous, so have this repaired ASAP.
cv joint damage.repack or change it. repacking may do to solve your problem
You will have to keep adding power steering fluid.
my steering rack is leaking fluid ,can this be easily repaired. Or do i need a new steering rack?
Steering column u-joint defective.
It is very important that if you are having issues with your vehicle (especially its steering) to have it towed or professionally taken to your car dealership to be repaired. Do not drive your vehicle if it has major problems and be sure to get it professionally repaired at your vehicle's dealership.
the knuckle part and it has to be greased. you just need to a grease kit for it and take it to a shop if you can't do it yourself
The threads in a steering knuckle can be repaired by take the steering knuckle to a machine shop and they can repair the threads. It would probably be better and more economical to get another one from the boneyard.
All bent steering components must be replaced, not repaired.End of story, injury and death will ocure if you repair these components!
It could be the ball bearings or the ball joints or the breaks but not to sure but that's what it was on mine.