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when i start my car it makes this rubbing sound,when i turn the wheel it sounds like something rubbing on a tire..happens when i turn the wheel in either direction any ideas? also had airconditioning recharged but still isnt cold.
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when i start my car it makes this rubbing sound,when i turn the wheel it sounds like something rubbing on a tire..happens when i turn the wheel in either direction any ideas? also had airconditioning recharged but still isnt cold.
perhaps you are using out of specification tires that are too big for your wheelwells?

Tirerods are not your problem :-)

a/c recharge with out vacuuming your system, may have caused your "isn't cold" problem. Proper way is to have a tech, evacuate and vacuum test your A/C system before you introduce your freon.

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thanks forthe info.maybe i didnt describe the sound good enuf.when i turn the wheel it seems kinda hard..the sound is like a door reaking sound or when a spring is gonna break..
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Have you checked your power steering fluid level? If it's low, that's a sound you would hear while turning the wheel.

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thanks forthe info.maybe i didnt describe the sound good enuf.when i turn the wheel it seems kinda hard..the sound is like a door reaking sound or when a spring is gonna break..
ahhh.. take witeshark's advise and check power steering fluid ;-)
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yeah sounds like power steering... it is like a squeeling when you turn the wheel... turn the car off and try to turn the wheel if it goes away it is the Power assist Pump or just low fluid......

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