Q: Q: Steering wheel making noise

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The steering wheel makes a loud noise when I turn the vehicle.

The power steering fluid on these vehicles gets too thick in cold temperatures and may blow any of the components or hoses in the system. The fix is to fix any broken component and flush and fill with new lower viscosity power steering fluid. I recommend you have a mechanic, like ones from YourMechanic, to come by and inspect and diagnose your car’s leak issue and quote repairs needed then flush system.

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