I have a 2005 Dodge Grand Caravan 3.8L.
Yesterday, it start to steer left very hard, however it can steer to right fine. I totally lose power only to one side. Is it possible that this is a winter thing or my rack and pinion is dead? it was 2F in the morning here.
What are your solutions and thoughts?
Thank you for your input and time.
Either a seal or valve affected by cold (and possibly moisture in the
fluid) can cause the problem. Fresh fluid with conditioner very often
solves the problem, at least for a while.(perhaps another 5 years or
60,000 KM if you are lucky)
Yesterday, we got as high as freezing temps. I checked the steering late af
ternoon. It did not get any better. Later I pump steering fluid out and rep
lace it with fresh ones in the tank. I try to do this a couple of times. It
did not help. I leave the car in a mechanic. Lets see if they think it is
contaminated fluid or rack and pinion.
Thanks for the inputs.
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