2003 ford expodition steering wheel is hard to turn.
A steering wheel may be hard to turn because the power steering fluid might be low. It also could be that there is problem with the power steering pump.
The steering wheel in your 1996 may be hard to turn because you are low on power steering fluid. You can add some on your own and your steering wheel will not be hard to turn.
Check the power steering pump for fluid as well as make sure that the pump is working and the belt it tight. If the pump is not working then the steering will be hard to turn.
If your steering wheel is hard to turn, and you have checked to see that the belt is tight, and that you have steering fluid, the problem could be your pump. It might also be the compressor.
The steering gear has failed.
Hard power steering means there is little to no fluid left in the system. The power steering system should be flushed and checked for leaks.
The steering wheel will be really hard to turn.
extremely hard to turn the steering wheel
it all depends wether u have power steering or not
Power steering fluid helps your steering wheel turn easily. If you have dirty power steering fluid, it may be hard to turn your steering wheel while driving.
The power steering fluid is thicker when cold therefore it is harder to turn the wheel.
Power steering pump failing.
You probably need to add power steering fluid.
your wheels are more than likely turned hard in one diretion turn your steering wheel hard in the diretion of the wheels and turn key
Your power steering pump is likely defective.
power steering is easier and you do not have to turn the wheel as hard as manually.
It is very hard to turn the steering wheel and/or a whining or squealing noise when you turn the steering wheel.
It shouldn't be that hard. Maybe you are low on power steering fluid. Or the pump could be bad.
Low power steering fluid, improper drivebelt function, defective power steering pump or steering gear.
Power steering pump may be going bad
Grab your steering wheel at the top and pull hard to the left and turn the key at the same time.
Is the steering wheel turned hard against the lock? Try moving the steering wheel back and forth hard at same time turn key.
Bad steering pump, low or no power steering fluid, binding in steering components such as the u-joints in the steering column, tie rods, or Pitman arm.
maybe the power steering