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Does the steering make any noises when turning it at all when the engine is running?
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This is usually the pump itself at fault here needing replaced.The pump fails to deliver the correct pressure and can be intermittent in some cases off and on like this here.You can have the pump pressure tested with a power steering pump pressure test kit or you can also check this manually.You would take a pair of channel locks and with the engine running locate the pressure hose at the pump a rubber section of this hose and slowly start to squeeze off this hose,the hose should kick back on you pretty good if there is pressure.If it barely kicks back or no kick back at all then the pump needs replaced.
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