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Loud 'whirring' noise from power steering??

Just purchased a used (101,000) Grand Caravan (obviously NO warranty) and on first long trip it appears there must be some sort of problem with the power steering: the fluid reservoir is a bit MORE than the full line. When I stop and turn the wheel there is a ratcheting noise and a grabbing feeling in the steering wheel. When I move forward a loud, 'whirring' noise is heard until I get through the gears to a cruising speed.

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The filter in the Power Steering Pump Resvior is clogged. Dealer part around $28.

Posted on Jan 23, 2010

  • 03 GC ES Jan 23, 2010

    See tips for replacement of reservoir

  • 03 GC ES Jan 23, 2010

    Wrote a TSB on this. See the tips section for solution.

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