Q: My steering wheel is making a noise as I turn

asked by on

My steering wheel makes noise as I turn and I checked fluid and it is still full

My car has 205000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

Hi, thanks for writing in. Depending on the noise the steering wheel makes and where it is coming from, this may be a few things. If it is a whining noise coming from under the hood, it is quite likely that this may be coming from the power steering pump, which may be a result a leak or being low on fluid. If this is coming from the steering column, this may suggest worn ball joints or bushings. Here at YourMechanic, we can have a technician come to your home or office to inspect and diagnose this issue for you, and make or suggest the necessary repairs.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. My steering wheel is making a noise as I turn

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: I poured motor oil in my transmission can I drive it 5 miles to the repair shop

The engine should NOT be turned on. If you request transmission fluid/filter drain and replacement service, the responding certified mechanic will take care of this promptly right at your location without you needing to move the car anywhere. If you...

Q: My engine was overheating and then it started making noise and not running right. 2005 Buick Rendevous

Hi there. If the engine was overheating to the point that it was making noise then you may have some serious internal engine issues. Since it is running poorly now the engine needs to be checked for any internal damage....

Q: AC compressor drains the headlights and coolant indicator, check engine light is on

You need to check the engine block grounds on the left and right side of the engine block. Follow the neg. cable down to the engine and make sure it is very tight. Another ground is on the radiator support...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...