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Old 12-18-2005, 05:15 PM   #1
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Default Steering wheel squeaks loudly when turning left...

I've got a 92 eg8 and my steering wheels squeeks pretty loudly whenever I turn left. It ONLY happens when I turn left, and it ALWAYS happens when its cold outside. In the middle of the summer I don't really notice it, so if its happening then its a lot quieter. It isn't any harder to turn than usual and I've noticed no other problems with it, but its really annoying and embarrasing if I have passengers in the car. Anyone know what this could be?

EDIT: For clarification, the sound is coming from behind the steering wheels somewhere. There is nothing wrong with the suspension/tierods or anything, and it can only be heard inside the cab.


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check all your boots in the suspension (axels, steering rack, etc...) also, check your steering column maybe it needs to be greased up a bit?
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The thing I can't figure out is why it only happens when turning left. If it needed greasing, wouldn't it make sound both ways?
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Default Re: Steering wheel squeaks loudly when turning left... (transpar_nt)

with the key all the way to the on position(this will release the steering lock)
have a friend turn the steering wheel left while you stick your head under the wheel and see where the noise is coming from.

i had a loose bolt under there before, can't remember if it made any noise, but it was just loose, and I think it was somehow attached to a spring on the steering rack.

that could be your problem, that spring might be compressing and decompressing when you turn left.
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Default Re: Steering wheel squeaks loudly when turning left... (transpar_nt)

sounds like a power steering issue, either the pump or the rack..........
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