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power steering to hard to turn

bigjas

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hi i was just going to ask if anyone knows y my power steering is soooooo hard to turn when i m not moveing but when i start to move about 5 km its works fine i have a vr calais 93 model i have replaced the power steering pump and it helped a little bit but still hard to turn .
 

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As whisky says, sounds very much like a steering rack problem. The speed sensitive steering in the Calais has a part that apparently deteriorates over time. Changeover rack is the easiest fix. Of course, that assumes your power steering belt has been adjusted correctly and isn't slipping at idle/low revs.
 

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i've been told that over time trans fluid leaves a hard varnish like coating over everything inside trannies etc when it gets old, same goes for the power steering as the trans fluid can get quiet hot in there. my VS power steering whines a bit, i just put clean fluid in it, run it a bit and do it again to flush the old shite out. i do this over a few weeks to really give it a good clean and it definitly sounds better now. unfortunatly power steering pumps do seem to fail a lot on the commodores
 

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thank u

i've been told that over time trans fluid leaves a hard varnish like coating over everything inside trannies etc when it gets old, same goes for the power steering as the trans fluid can get quiet hot in there. my VS power steering whines a bit, i just put clean fluid in it, run it a bit and do it again to flush the old shite out. i do this over a few weeks to really give it a good clean and it definitly sounds better now. unfortunatly power steering pumps do seem to fail a lot on the commodores
yes i have found out what it might be its rack is i have be told bye holden
 

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thank u

i've been told that over time trans fluid leaves a hard varnish like coating over everything inside trannies etc when it gets old, same goes for the power steering as the trans fluid can get quiet hot in there. my VS power steering whines a bit, i just put clean fluid in it, run it a bit and do it again to flush the old shite out. i do this over a few weeks to really give it a good clean and it definitly sounds better now. unfortunatly power steering pumps do seem to fail a lot on the commodores
hi i found out the rack is buggered by holden thank u
 
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