Question about 1995 Cadillac DeVille

1 Answer

My cadillac makes a whiny noise all the time. when i accelerate, turn, all the time! I don't really have trouble with the steering, so wasn't sure if it was the power steering pump or maybe even the a/c compressor, since they are all connected via the serpentine belt....and my a/c doesn't work! any ideas?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 110 Answers

If the whining is all the time, and changes pitch when you turn the wheel, then thats your problem. Rebuilt Power Steering Pump - $65+ at NAPA Exchange (you have to give them your old one, or its an extra $55)

A/C might just need Servicing because of low coolant. It will NOT RUN if there is low pressure.

Posted on Oct 04, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

2002 Oldsmobile Alero makes loud noises when turning


more than likely it is just low on power steering fluid. system might have air in it now. so after fill power steering unit to proper level driver the car and check fluid level again. and add more if needed . I believe car should have motor running for when checking fluid, same as transmission.

Aug 22, 2012 | 2002 Oldsmobile Alero

1 Answer

Steering wheel is hard to turn...is that power steering fluid? Is there a specific kind for 2001 Zx2?


Does your car make a groaning noise when you turn the wheel? It could be a few different things. The first thing you want to do is check your power steering fluid. If it's low, top it off and see if that helped. It just takes a standard power steering fluid, nothing specific.

If the power steering fluid was low and that fixed the problem, you need to ask yourself the question - Why was the fluid low? There's probably a leak somewhere that needs to be fixed.

If the power steering fluid wasn't low, then there's a couple other things it could be. If the car makes a groaning noise when you turn the wheel, chances are that you have a bad power steering pump. If there's no noise and you just don't have any power steering at all then it could be a bad pump or a bad power steering rack.

Hopefully this helps you figure it out. Good Luck!
~Brandon

May 31, 2011 | 2001 Ford Escort ZX2

1 Answer

I'm tempted to purchase a 2001 red Cadillac Eldorado, but from the time the car starts, the dash is showing "service steering sys". I'm unclear as to what problems could result from that...and...


I wold guess it could be the steering column or power steering or steering pump. Needless to say, all of those are quite hard to change. The only thing, what is it talking about? It may be low on steering fluid or the sensor that brings that light on may be defective. The only way to know for sure is checking it out yourself. Make sure you see no leaking fluid. Make sure it is not making loud noises when you turn the wheel or a grinding noise.

Mar 03, 2011 | Cadillac Eldorado Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Really loud growling noise and vibrations through the whole car when it is started and then gets louder when you try to turn. plus the more you turn the harder it gets to turn.


check your power steering fluid under the hood,sounds like your problem. make sure not to over fill it. look under the front of car after you've filled it up for leaks onto ground. you may have a bad steering hose. hope this helps and thank you for choosing fixya.com

Dec 30, 2010 | 1996 Cadillac DeVille

1 Answer

I have a 2001 pontiac grand prix gt and it makes a squealing noise, and when i accelerate it gets louder and more whiny. I have replaced the belt and it still makes the noise. If the car is started and not...


It sounds like a belt thats slipping. You have a sticking puley somewhere, take off the belt and rotate all of the pulleys. Usually its an AC compressor pulley so pay special attention to it. The whining noise that it makes while turning, is it the same as the squealing noise? If so it could be a problem with the pump, check the fluid level and see if its an odd color or has an odd odor (like burnt or black). Hope this helps!

Nov 26, 2010 | 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix

1 Answer

Does this vehicle have a timing belt or chain and would it make a certain type of noise if it were going bad. My Van is making this groaning type noise that gets louder with acceleration. Any ideas would...


If 3.3 or 3.8 Liter, these use push rods, the 3.0 V6 uses a timing belt. Often times pumps will crate a groan type sound. I'd remove the serpintine belt and start for a moment, if the sound stops it then eliminates troubles within the engine. Or you can pick-up a mechanics listening ear piece (kind of like what your doctor uses to listen to your heart) Carefully place on or near items and listen for noise. PS: if the noise increases when turning the steering wheel that would be your power steering pump. When water pumps fail (or begin to) often times the bearing withing them will begin to growl. If there is any leakage at the water pump this is a sure sign that it is failing.

Please let me know if this had assisted you,

Thanks,
Tom

Jun 20, 2010 | 1999 Plymouth Grand Voyager

1 Answer

Cadillac deville 1998 power steering /magnasteer makes noise turning


  • Check the steering fluid maybe you need to add some and also check the hose make sure there are no leaks and if the noise still there after you add a steering fluid visit a mechanic and check the hydraulic of the steering wheel.

Feb 12, 2010 | 1998 Cadillac DeVille

1 Answer

Power steering makes noise and vibrates when turning . Is this a pump problem or something to do with magnasteer ?


  • Check the Steering fluid first. and check the hose of the steering fluid make sure there is no leak. And after you add a steering fluid and still there is a noise visit a good mechanic and advise the mechanic to check the pump.

Feb 12, 2010 | 1998 Cadillac DeVille

4 Answers

Grinding/Low Whining noise when turning


sounds like the power sterring pump check valve is failing because it only when you turn, try to turn the wheels standing still to verify the noise, if noise present, replace the ps pump.

Jul 09, 2009 | 2004 Chevrolet Silverado

Not finding what you are looking for?
1995 Cadillac DeVille Logo

417 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Cadillac Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76846 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22246 Answers

Ronny Bennett Sr.
Ronny Bennett Sr.

Level 3 Expert

6927 Answers

Are you a Cadillac Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...