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Old 01-11-2015, 03:06 PM
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New guy here with a question about a steering problem. My 1999 Ram 4x4 has developed stiff steering at idle... but only to the left. Steering to the right is still very easy, and if I rev the engine a little steering to the left becomes easier also. I was wondering if anyone has experience this and what the solution might be. I don't want to just start throwing parts at it.
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If it were any component other than the steering gear itself, both directions of steering should be affected.
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Thanks, that makes sense. Would that be like some type of stuck valve in the steering gear or something?
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Yes. Most likely. You could try flushing the system, but in my experience that doesn't work.
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