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When I turn the steering wheel, I hear a whining sound that gets louder the quicker I turn the wheel. It happens when turning left or right. Is this power steering? Or maybe an issue with the wheels?

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That sound is telling you your power steering pump is low on fluid. You need to go to an autoparts store and get a bottle of power steering fluid and add it to the reservoir of the power steering pump. When you remove the cap from teh power steering unit, you will see that the cap doubles as a dipstick so you can gauge how much fluid is in the reservoir. Pour the fluid into the reservoir a little at a time, stopping to replace the cap, pull the cap and check the level. Do this until the dipstick shows the reservoir is full. This should remove the sounds you are hearing.

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No it probably needs a new belt, also check the power steering fluid level.

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U have a defectgive power steering pump, check the fluid level 1st, if that is ok flush the system and replace the pump, this will require a special power steering pulley puller and installer tool.

Posted on Nov 18, 2009

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