Sticking steering after longer drive in below freezing temperature

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  1. valde3

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    Many times after driving on pretty straight road for at least half an hour with heater on higher in below freezing temperature steering starts to stick.

    So when I do need to turn a bit steering wheel needs to be turned with a lot higher than normal force which then causes it to turn more than I meant. After that the steering just feels normal but when I drive for couple of minutes without steering a lot problem will return. No fault lights or fault codes with Mini-VCI and 12V battery tests out good.

    Has anybody seen similar problem? Or have any idea where to look?
     
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    doctor, heal thyself.:cool:
     
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    Sorry I don’t quite get was this means?
     
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    you fix everyone else's problems.(y)
     
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