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Elantra Steering Wheel Noise

My Elantra steering wheel makes a squeaking noise when turned completely to right or left - stationary or moving. What could it be? Any serious problem or something I can try to fix myself?
Timing belt and all the other belts were replaced at 60k. Current mileage is 73k. Thanks.

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  • Boogiefink Nov 10, 2008

    I have the same problem. Every mechanic says the exact same thing. Nothing has worked!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The noise occures when the car is cold and when the wheel is all the way turned. It is the friction of thepower steering pump cylinder on the belt making the noise. this is a defect and we should keep calling Elentra until they recall the problem. has anyone solved this noise problem???

  • Anonymous Nov 22, 2008

    my elantra 2004 does the same thing

  • cynlyn52 Mar 26, 2009

    I have the same problem...really loud on very cold mornings. When temp. is above 50, no noise detected!

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    My Elantra is now sounding, and jerking, like it's going to stall at any minute. Is this something I can fix myself?

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    while driving car will pull to the left and the steering becomes tight with sticking in the wheel. I have to pull the wheel to keep it on the road.

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Check and make sure that your power steering fluid is topped off. Could possibly problems with your power steering pump. Mine does the same and the fluid is full. I just keep an eye/ear on it. If it continues to get worse than it could be the pump going out. If the fluid is allowed to get too low, it could possibly get air in it affecting both the "feel" of the steering and making a noise.

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