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Front end noise

When i drive my 96 grand am there is a noise that sounds like it need power steering fluid when i hold the steering wheel to the right it doesn't do it what could it be, it has power steering fluid

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  • calvin68 Jan 09, 2009

    thank you very much that was what i was thinking

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You have a bad hub starting to go, new premium hubs are around 100$ now can you tell what side it is on .hubs make noise around corners or is it your steering pump making noise my bet is the hub is going dry.

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

  • dwayne sagh
    dwayne sagh Jan 09, 2009

    passengers side hub try first.

  • dwayne sagh
    dwayne sagh Jan 09, 2009

    jack it up and spin the tire in neutral see what makes the noise . thats the last option.

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