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#1 clairebear

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Posted 15 December 2008 - 10:00 PM

hi all,
can anyone give me advice on my ford ka 1.6 sports steering. the power steering is working but the wheel has gone heavy to turn also after turning corners the wheels do not return to the central position easialy.

any ideas please

thanks claire.

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#2 hendrix

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Posted 31 December 2008 - 07:32 AM

This sounds like the uj joint in the steering has gone. Our old KA did the same . I think it was about 200 to fix.

#3 stef123

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Posted 31 December 2008 - 12:43 PM

hi all,
can anyone give me advice on my ford ka 1.6 sports steering. the power steering is working but the wheel has gone heavy to turn also after turning corners the wheels do not return to the central position easialy.

any ideas please

thanks claire.



any loss of fluid? sounds like the pump may not be pumping enough fluid. Any strange noise? especailly when cornering on full lock?


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