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Help with hard steering ?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by tacoman05, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. Mar 7, 2011 at 6:04 PM
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    tacoman05

    tacoman05 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So I'm having trouble with the steering on a 97 Tacoma 4 cylinder. Have to steer with 2 hands. Doesn't happen all the time but often enough. I checked the steering fluid. Checks ok. Could it be a pump ?
     
  2. Mar 7, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    danteisme

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    i'm goin thru the same thing right now with my 05, so far i put lucas in it and the problem disappeared....for now.
     
  3. Mar 7, 2011 at 10:33 PM
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    tacoman05

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    hmm im open to suggestions ill look into that . thx
     
  4. Mar 7, 2011 at 10:48 PM
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    beefcake

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    hey OP try posting this in the second gen section you might be able to get more help
     
  5. Mar 8, 2011 at 4:41 AM
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    danteisme

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    it says he's working on a 97 tho
     
  6. Mar 8, 2011 at 4:56 AM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    stock, for now
    its been discussed before..theres a screen inside the power steering pump that gets clogged..Clean it and you should be good
     
  7. Mar 8, 2011 at 5:35 AM
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    danteisme

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    is that only on the first gens? or something i should look into on my 2nd gen as well?
     
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