Hard to turn to the left

oldsmobile
intrigue

#1

I just got back from driving a short distance and as I was pulling into my parking space, I found it very hard to crank the wheel all the way to the left. It felt like I was driving a car without power steering. Any idea what might be causing this? Turning it to the right did not have the same feel at all.



Thanks


#2

Sounds like power steering is failing. Check the power steering fluid level first.


#3

…or, it could be a worn-out/binding steering rack.

Compact and mid-size GM products have a history of steering rack problems in the '80s & '90s models. What model year is this Olds Intrigue?