1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Q&A

1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Question: power steering problems

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 -
Answer 1
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 2
Yes, this sounds like the power steering is failing and I would also advise on going to a shop for this issue. -
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