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post #1 of 4 Old 04-15-2012, 07:26 PM Thread Starter
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Angry Steering

My steering locks up when going into a parking spot or when barley moving on my 05 f250 6.0
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Has something to do with the power steering. I can't remember exactly what, but its a common problem. If your in park, foot off brake, can it turn? then try it with foot on brake. I want to say it is a weak pump or possibly collapsed lines. If I remember correctly, a new pump will only do the same thing in time. I've heard of people going to a hydraulic assist to cure the problem. My truck is extremely hard to turn with foot on brake, but turns fine without brake. Just something I've gotten used to, unfortunately...

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If I'm stopped u can't turn the steering wheel at all. But I do have 35-12.50s on it.
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Those tires shouldn't be an issue. When I had 365s on my 2003 it wouldn't steer at a stop on asphalt, but now that I have 315s, no issues.

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