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Judging from the comments section on this YouTube video, it seems to be a common issue related to the electric power steering motor. It is likely that there will be a technical service bulletin issued as to what the recommended course of action is.
You should be able to easily find the return line. There are two lines which should be going to your power steering pump. One would be the high pressure side going out to the steering rack. It will have pressure fittings on it. The return side is low pressure and will be attached to the pump via a hose clamp. An alternative to this would be if there is a ...
I would suggest that your power steering pump is done or it might be the entire rack-and-pinion is shot as well. Power steering should be happening now at a stand still, not when you are moving. In fact, while you are moving, it may feel there is power steering because the wheels will move left to right and back much easier without the assist of power ...
While it is impossible to confirm a diagnosis without seeing/hearing the vehicle in person, I would put money on this being a loose power steering belt. When the engine, or more importantly, the power steering belt and pulleys are cold, they do not 'grip' as well. This causes the belt to slip on the pulleys creating a chirping/squealing noise and decreased ...
Mercon V is backwards compatible and can be used in place of Mercon. There is an alternative which is called Valvoline Dex/Merc which can be used in place of either of the original Dexron III or Mercon products.
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