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#1 (permalink) Old 02-17-2005, 08:08 PM
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My car makes a horrible, horrible noise when I turn the wheel. THe tighter the turn, the worst it is. I feel some vibration that is accompanied with noise when I turn the wheel all the way in either direction. Could this be that I need to put in some power steering fluid? (Hopefully just that) Any ideas?

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Originally posted by drz328i@Feb 17 2005, 08:08 PM
My car makes a horrible, horrible noise when I turn the wheel. THe tighter the turn, the worst it is. I feel some vibration that is accompanied with noise when I turn the wheel all the way in either direction. Could this be that I need to put in some power steering fluid? (Hopefully just that) Any ideas?
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If not that then when the road is wet...I get the same syptoms & noises. Also check the DIY section...there is a fix for this if its your steering wheel itself...that involves removing you steering wheel and lubing a fw screws...

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I am having the same problem but it is somewhat spontaneous. It tends to happen when i first start up the car(not necessarily when it is cold). Is this similar to yours at all?
It did not start to happen until I changed my trans fluid back to the lighter ATF vs MTF. I had heard somewhere that the trans fluid and the power steering fluid were one and the same, someone please tell me if that is correct.

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It's possible one of the tires is rubbing? Check the inside wheel wells for scuff marks.

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I use to have this problem with my old tires, but no longer does it happen.
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Ummm, is there a power steering belt?
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you need to tighten the power steering belt, or put a new one on. I would just go and get a new one cause it probably should be changed.
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