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bad steering vibration at a stop

This morning i put my truck in neutral to roll it down the driveway without starting it. Then i turned the wheel, that was very stiff, but i didnt think anything of it. Now when in at a stop especially the steering and wheels shake pretty bad.... whats the deal, was absolutely fine yesterday.
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Trying to use power steering with no power? That would explain the stiffness
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But the bad shaking now??
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I wonder if turning with no power may have strained the bushings and caused some play in it. I have personally never had this problem so I can only speculate.

Does it feel more loose when turning?
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Not loose just like it was but now it has a violent vibration as well as the front wheels.
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I have popped steering hoses loose turning on it hard like that. Check your hoses and stuff. Maybe air got in there.
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Ok
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Check the fluid level, when you crank the wheel with the truck not running it will force the fluid out the cap, I bet if you pop the hood you will see the cap popped off the reservoir and fluid all over your engine compartment.
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Nope checked it level was fine??
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Nope checked it level was fine??
Ok, you may still have worked some air into the system, how much have you driven it since this started?
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