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acura mdx: the power steering pump and the rack and pinion

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the power steering pump and the rack and pinion was just replaced on my 2004 acura mdx but it's hard to park and make a u turn ( steering is hard ) what is the problem?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Greg replied 10 months ago.
Hi .

Was the power steering rack and the pump new or used .

When you are trying to turn the steering wheel stationary and you rev up the engine does it get easier to turn, or is is hard to turn whatever the engine revs are.

Rgds Greg
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
The power steering pump and the rack and pinion is new, also when I Rev the engine the wheel is easy to turn,but if I dont Rev the engine, the wheel is hard to turn.
Expert:  Greg replied 10 months ago.
Hi Lorenzo .

This is a pump issue for sure, check in the fluid bottle for foaming up
when trying to turn the steering ,

Greg
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Yes! Thank you. The pump was defective,it was replaced and the wheel turns easy now. I am very satisfied,thank you again.

Expert:  Greg replied 10 months ago.
Hi lorenzo..

Thank you for getting back and this is wonderful news all sorted out and working this is what i like to hear .

Thank you for trusting justanswer/pearl with your car problems .

Kind regds Greg.
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