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Old 01-17-2003, 11:53 PM
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strange sound

My Dad gave me his old car to use. It runs great. Only problem is there is sometimes a groan in the front when making a sharp and slow turn. I can also feel a vibration in the steering wheel when it makes this noise. Does something need to be lubricated?

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Old 01-18-2003, 01:48 AM
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Try replacing the power steering fluid. The easy way is to scoop or suck out the old fluid with a turkey baster. Put the clean stuff in then drive the car and do it all again a couple of times. I use prestone power steering fluid. Works great.
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Old 01-18-2003, 04:16 AM
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also check the belt tension. If the power steering pump hasn't had its filter replaced recently, thats a good thing to do as well. They are not very expensive.
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