Tight Spot in Steering


Asked by Dec 10, 2015 at 05:22 PM about the 2006 MINI Cooper S Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a couple of tight spots in the steering.    I have no oil leaks

1 Answer

Mark Grignon

Check the level and condition of the PS fluid. If it smells burnt or is dark in color, I would recommend flushing out the old fluid and replace. It could possibly be aerated or contaminated. Decent write up on power steering fluid: http://www.aa1car.com/library/power_steering_fluid.htm

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