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Steering tight after cab removal.

Just got my truck back from the shop and the cab was removed for the HPFP replacement. My steering feels tight after I got it back, and when I mean tight I don't mean accurate with no slop, I mean it takes more muscle to turn the wheel and after a sharp turn the wheel doesn't return as fast as I remember. Before I call the dealer is there anything I should check?

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power steering fluid level?


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I would have hoped that they checked it before it left the dealer, but one cannot assume anything these days.

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make sure the steering shaft isn't binding on anything on both sides of the firewall, more so under the hood
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Update. I had to change out my passenger side tie-rod end and just did both while I had it apart. ($305.00) ouch. Well that cured my hard to steer problem. Who'd of thunk it.

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