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Shahid - my volvo xc90 steering is hard. is it because of a

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shahid - my volvo xc90 steering is hard. is it because of a steering pump issue?
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: no other problem but the steering is really hard and feels uneeven
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Volvo
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I'm Brandon.

Yes, it could be the steering pump and the steering rack. Both units can affect the steering performance.

You should change out the power steering fluid first. If is still hard then check out the items that I mentioned.