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My granddaughter's 1999 Sportage steering makes quite a bit of noise when she turns the wheel...hard left at low speeds...especially when she has been parked.

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Also the power steering belt might be loose. would be a loud squeeling noise. the p.s. belt on those is very difficult to get at and adjust

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Check your Power steering fluid, lines, and pump. It sounds like your pump is going out, however, check the lines before hand to make sure you haven't just lost the pressure.

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    You're very welcome. It's a little scary to think that some mechanics have more experience with cars, (in years) than I have been alive. Good luck!

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