Steeering issues

Asked by Nov 01, 2016 at 10:59 PM about the 1978 Ford Fairmont

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Looking for a starting point. power steering is stiff at 3 o clock and 9 clock.
power steering pump sound like it running when i turn the wheel. fluids good.
Lmk what you think and thanks in advance

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If fluid is ok and belt is tight, sounds like the steering gearbox has a bad gear in it

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