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Old 04-22-2003, 01:15   #1 (permalink)
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HELP Steering problems in EA

Ive got some power steering problems with my 1990 EA.

When I slow down to do a e.g a U Turn The power steering gets hard when nearing full lock. Its almost like there is no power steering when it reaches near to full lock.

Ive cheaked the fluid and thats fine.

I would really appreciate your help.
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Old 04-22-2003, 02:00   #2 (permalink)
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I would say your steering column is buggered, very common problem with EA's, replacement unit is from ED and will solve it for good :)

I have done two in both my EA's. 88 and 91 ones
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what kind of dallars am i going to be looking at
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Old 04-22-2003, 17:55   #4 (permalink)
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I think they are about $170, and I did it myself so provided you can turn a spanner your will be right. Might pay to make sure that is infact the problem first though!
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VC Valiant 245Hemi, 280zx Nissan 5 speed, 88 EA 3.9CFI,94 ED Gli X Chaser, 79 FC LTD, 351, FMX, 91 EA2 Fairmont Ghia, 1999 AU S pack, 2000 AU Forte, 1992 EB2 XR8, 2001 AU2 SR, 2002 VX2 Acclaim, 2002 VX2 Manual S pack,2003 BA XR6 manual, 2001 VX2 Berlina.
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I took the EA down to a machanic and the power steering wheel that the fan belt goes around has Seized up.
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