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Steering "whines" Seems to get louder as car is warmed up, but you can still hear it after car is turned off. Fluid is full. Is their a grease fitting somewhere?

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  • dcanfield72 Apr 17, 2009

    It sometimes goes away, or quiets. Is this the pump for sure?

  • dcanfield72 Apr 17, 2009

    I have had cars with bad pumps before, and the noise was very loud and high-pitched. This car isin't so loud or noticeable, and almost "grinding". Would it still be the pump?

  • dcanfield72 Apr 17, 2009

    I am sure its the steering. As I said, you can still hear it "whine" as the wheel is turned, when the car is off!

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This noise is caused by a defective power steering pump, replace it.

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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    yadayada Apr 17, 2009

    You must understand without hearing the noise I can only go by what u say, there are only tow things that whine the PS pump and the transmission front pump.

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