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2013 300 v6 auto when turning left and applying breaks steering wheel gets hard and feels like the abs activated but only happens when making a left turn no problem turning right and only when applying breaks i can do the same turn with no breaks and no problem

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Have youchecked the speed sensors on your front tires. Are your brake pads good? Did your caliper come lose?

Posted on Nov 14, 2014

  • Miguel Nov 14, 2014

    I will check that today, ill come back and comment thanks

  • Miguel Nov 14, 2014

    Everything looks good no leaks like said nothing rusted or broken i tried it standing on jacks breaking and turning but it appears to only do it when driving the only things thats left is that sensor not sure of locAtion

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SOURCE: rubbing or grinding noise in steering wheel

Hi, this could be a combination of many issues. i would check the following.

Check the strut mounts. there could be some damage here concerning the mounts. i would also check the control arm bushings as well. check for damage here. I would also inspect the CCV half Shaft as well. this is a known problem spot(re manufactured)CCT.

The last problem spot here will be the actual wheel bearings in the front. they may be worn or dry. this could cause the symptoms you stated as well.

you will find the issue in one or all of the above problem spots stated.

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SOURCE: steering wheel make a noise when turn left

its due to low/no fluid level in the power steering reservoir.Check the fluid in the power steering. If it is low the car will make noise when you turn the wheel. the internal parts gets rubbed hard and noise occurs. refill the fluid and let it reset for some time then try it will get the fluency to move smooth and noise will get stopped. -------- This will help. Thanks please keep updated.please do rate the solution if helped.thank you for using fixya.

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