having issues w steering

Asked by Feb 19, 2017 at 06:14 PM about the 2009 Toyota Tacoma Access Cab 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

while turning wheel sometimes it seems to want to stick and turn hard when turning both ways, fluid is full, belts tension is a bit loose but in good shape. any ideas?

3 Answers

75,445

Sound like it needs a serpentine belt, and a new belt tensioner. The belt should not be loose.

7,665

If steering pump belt tension and pressure is good, you have an issue with the rack & pinion unit

75,445

Also would want to check all the idler pulleys to make sure there good.

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