Answer: If you are finding it hard to steer your vehicle, it could be a variety of things, though most commonly you will find that the problem lies with either your power steering pump, or power steering rack. Check your power steering fluid; if it is low, top it off with the proper PS fluid. If it is not low, take your vehicle to a trusted mechanic and have them inspect the problem.
Answer: hello Here is what you do. This steering column is square right. and on both sides there are pins that pivot the steering wheel. Take off the steering wheel. Then the turn signal assembly. Keep the screws handy. Take a big flat screw driver, there is a square hole on the bottom right side. Push in and turn. Congratulations you just took out the spring. Next get a dent puller smaller one that the end screws on. Put one of the screws that came from the turn signal assembly in the dent puller. Next thread the screw in the side of the column there are little pins on both sides and use the weight on the puller to knock out the pins. Becarful not to break the selector rod that the ignition gears ride in.
Answer: This should be done by a professional unless you are very mechanically enclined and have some specialty tools. Everything from the pivot point up needs to be removed to access the 4 inverted torx drive bolts that have come loose.
Answer: Faulty power steering pump, low fluid level, and improper belt tension are the most common. It can be causes by damaged or restricted power steering lines, steering gearbox, steering rack and pinion, seized tie rod ends, strut mounts, ball joints, over sized tires, and so on.
If you hear a whining noise while engine is running suspect fluid loss or damaged power steering system component.
If noise is more of a creek or squeak over bumps or while turning the wheel (no noise while engine running and not turning wheel or moving in gear) suspect mechanical steering or suspension component.