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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.

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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

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