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Squeaking metallic sound when turning
Thank you for the detailed information, it helps! The front driver side is where the majority of the steering components are located. Start by checking the power steering fluid. The best option is to raise the vehicle and inspect that...
Knocking noise and tough turns.
The knocking noise could be a result of many possible things such as failing steering components or potentially engine noises. Unfortunately, in order to properly diagnose, it will require a professional mechanic taking a look at the car and taking...
The car makes loud shaking/jarring noise when the steering wheel is only slight turned rightward. There is no noise when turning left.
Hi there. From the description you have provided, the noise you are hearing from the rear of the vehicle and the feeling your vehicle has while driving, should be looked at sooner than later. The swaying (fish-tail) action, could be...
Left wheel locks up when turning - 1996 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban
You most likely have damaged or bad spider gears or bearings in the rear axle. The spider gears will turn in one direction or the other when you are turning left or right. If the gears are binding on the...
Turning loud bang noise
Hey there. There are a lot of potential causes for this noise. You could have one or multiple issues ranging from: bad outer CV joints, binding tie rod ends or ball joints, a bad strut bearing plate if your car...
Loud sound when turning.
Hello. There is a manufacturer technical bulletin to replace the power steering pump L-20 with a stronger style L-30 pump. The L-20 pump may not have enough power at lower engines speeds and the L-30 will. To confirm it is...
Its hard to turn and I'm hearing a weird Sound when I turn and the wheel stiffs up
Hi there. If the power steering fluid is full, and you don't have a damaged or broken power steering pump, then it's possible that you may have a broken steering gear box inside the steering rack on your 2007 Impala....
Noises when backing up and turning.
The front strut bearings could be noisy or binding. If the front end is lifted and you turn the wheel from left to right, you may be able to detect the noise that way if that bearing is an issue....
Recently my steering wheel has become difficult to turn and does not return to center after turning
Volvo had a problem with the seals on the steering angle gear for this model. It is possible this problem has introduced moisture and grit into the steering mechanism, making it hard to turn (or stiff on return). There are...
Grinding noise when making a hard turn left or right
Hi there. If the noise is occurring when turning, then it may be rubbing. If it has the factory wheels and tires, it may be due to part of the wheel well coming loose. I usually get the vehicle in...
Noise coming from left front side after making a turn and accelerating
Hi there. It sounds like you may have an cv axle shaft that has excessive cv joint play and is making noise. Typically the cv joint makes noise during tight cornering with acceleration. Find an area that is safe to...
Clanking noise when turning left
Hello. I am sorry to hear of this issue with your 2009 Sonata. A clunking or clanking noise on turning could have multiple causes but certainly at the top of the list is a failed outboard (nearest wheel) CV axle...
Popping/clicking when turning left and or right from a stopped or a slow moving position
Hi there: One of the common mistakes made when people add suspension lift kits onto a 4WD is they forget to add a steering stabilizer stop. Trucks and SUVs with larger aftermarket tires and wheels require the use of a...
Slow turns and speed bumps cause grrrrrr sound
Hello. The "grrr" noise you mention may be bad wheel bearings, which are loaded more during turns and braking. The "sagging" suspension requires the torsion bars to be adjusted to restore the ride height of both sides of the front...
Feels like car cant make turns, without slowing down
This could be many things ranging from various suspension components failing to steering components failing. Without taking the car for a test drive this may be difficult to diagnose. I would recommend having a certified expert, such as one from...
Switch extremely hard to turn no clicking heard BUT have to turn several times before it starts battery is good ???? Thx.
Hello. This is most likely from a bad ignition switch or the linkage to turn the ignition has been damaged. Have the ignition switch replaced first, then have look to have the column repaired. If you would rather have a...
Ticking noise when turning hard - 2012 Subaru Impreza
Hey there. I would start with inspecting the CV joints and axles as this is a common noise that can come from this area of the car when they are worn or need to be replaced. This may also be...
rubbing sound when turning right or left and vibration in steering wheel
This is a common sign of a bad or worn wheel bearing. When wheel bearings wear out or become damaged due to dirt or debris or lack of proper amount of grease, they can make a rubbing, grinding or vibrating...
Check engine light and grinding noise when turning left
Hello. You appear to have a number of issues going on here. The grinding is more than likely from the brakes so the vehicle needs to be put in the air and the brakes inspected. As for the steering problem,...
Popping noise at low speed turns
Hi. This is a tricky one. In my experience, I have seen lower control arms cause this problem. The lower control arms have rubber bushings in them and sometimes those rubber bushings crack or become dry rotten and causing a...

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