An additional question in reference to my power steering problem. Could a weakening alternator have an effect on the operating of the power steering unit. Car starts fine, however volt sign comes on. Wheels wont turn easily to each side even though i toped off the fluid. Think that the Powersteering unit is not pressurizing possibly. Appreciate any info. thanks much
power steering problems on 1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
by southbeachdolphin in Miami Beach, FL on February 14, 2010
ANSWER by Valleyautotech , February 14, 2010
Sounds like the power steering pump could be failing and slowing the engine down low enough to illuminate the volt light, need to have a shop look at this because no need to change parts that are still good
ANSWER by Brickell Motors , December 20, 2010
Yes, this sounds like the power steering is failing and I would also advise on going to a shop for this issue.