My steering has got heavy and I can hear rubbing from the steering column. What's wrong?

My steering has got a bit heavy, and I can also can hear a rubbing/squeaking noise inside the car from the steering wheel/column. Now I can sometimes hear a slight click whilst turning the steering wheel.

Asked on 27 August 2010 by conor88

Answered by Honest John
Your power steering is starting to fail, but I can't tell you from this if it is the pump or the rack.
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