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Grinding feeling on front left wheel. stops when steering to the right.

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Check your front brakes. Be sure to check the inboard pads, not just outboard. We have seen many time the outboard pad looks good, but the inboard pad is falling apart.

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SOURCE: When turning left or right I hear and feel a

sounds like power steering pump is going out or low on fluid

Posted on Sep 15, 2010

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Does sound stop when you turn LEFT?

Turning RIGHT puts the heavy load on the LEFT front wheel.
That initially STOPPED the noise, correct? So why did you change L?

Turning LEFT puts the load on the RIGHT. Did you change the RIGHT?

Let's say this:
If turning RIGHT stops the noise, it's the RIGHT one that's likely bad.
If turning LEFT stops the noise, it's the LEFT one that's more likely bad.

Make sense? Turning RIGHT loads the LEFT wheel; and vice-versa as the WEIGHT SHIFTS AWAY FROM THE TURN.

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