Question about 1997 Honda Civic
It makes a grinding noise when the cars on and i turn the wheel while not moving or moving slow. I think its the extra force for power steering putting strain on my fan belt. Is this a likely cause? Also, how easy would it be for me (unexperienced) to replace it myself? thanks
Very low power steering fluid or leaking return line from power steering rack
Posted on Feb 23, 2009
It sounds like your power steering pump, not the belt. Have u checked the fluid level? If it's low it can make a 'growling' type noise. Any leaks under the car from power steering? U can check by putting a big piece of cardboard under the car at night, check where any leaks show up on it the next morning.
ålso check the belt for fraying or cracks (if u find any, replace it), also the belt tension, if it's loose, the belt may squeal (not what u describe),
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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