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2003 Infiniti G35: Sedan..traffic..reverse..that has no power steering

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I have steering problems with my 2003 Infiniti G35 Sedan. When the car is stationary (for example when I''m stopped when coming out of a parking lot and wait to turn right or left onto the street to merge into traffic and also when I want to reverse park the car, it feels as though I''m driving a car that has no power steering. This only started recently. I checked the power steering fluid and topped it up, but that did not solve the problem. What could be the problem??
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Kevin replied 9 years ago.
More than likely it has low pump pressure (a bad pump) You could have a local Jiffy Lube change the steering oil and see if it helps, as i think they even have a machine to do this probably for $49 or something.To be 100% conclusive with this diagnosis one needs to attach a pressure guage set and measure the pump output pressure.