Hard steering
Condition Possible Cause Action
Hard steering
Bind in tie-rod (and/or drag rod) end ball studs or kingpin bearings
Replace tie-rod (and/or drag rod) end or kingpin bearing.
Disturbed front wheel alignment
Check and adjust front wheel alignment.
Steering gear box adjustment
Check and adjust steering gear box.
Tire not adequately inflated
Inflate tires to proper pressure.
Bind in steering column
Repair or replace steering column.
Low fluid level, loose drive belt or malfunction of power steering system (if equipped with P/S)
Check and correct.