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Steering feels hinky. Play in trhe wheel and very tight to…

Steering feels hinky. Play...

Steering feels hinky. Play in trhe wheel and very tight to turn in highway driving and doesn't return to center while moving.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have power steering? Have you checked the power steering fluid?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Porsche?

1992 911 C2

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 911 yourself? What have you tried so far?

I have not attempted anything other than checking the fluid.

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can you check the frt suspension for play and wear?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
No. I can not.

the issue sounds like a failed steering gear or a seized balljoint the car needs to go on a lift and the steering and suspension needs to be checked.... but the symptoms point to a failed steering gear

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
What does this typically cost to repair?
Ball park.

depending on extent of damage 1000 to 1200

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
is it dangerous to drive without fixing?

it can be steering system failures can impair driving

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