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When it is cold or wet, I get a loud squealing noise from under the hood when I first turn the steering wheel. It doesn't matter if it is right or left. It does not happen in warm or dry weather.

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HI, this is the result of a worn power steering belt. in this case, the pulley may be worn or, the entire serpentine belt may be worn altogether. have the power steering pump inspected for pulley and gear damage. inspect the serpentine belt for worn sections as well.

Most common issue will be a worn drive belt(serpentine)

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This seems to be a problem with the lower serpentine belt pulleys having moisture on them. Is your plastic under-engine-guard-panel in place? If this is missing or cracked the problem occurs more. Otherwise, you can try some belt dressing, it is a temporary fix, and like using tire dressing on your tires

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Your Belt/Belts are Wearing out Have them Replaced and Noise WILL Go Away

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