What could cause a loud hissing sound from the front passenger side when the steering wheel is turned to the hard right after backing out then begin driving?

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The passenger side front tire may be rubbing on the inner fender.

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What would cause a whistling sound when you turn the wheel to the right while driving?

Common problem, easy solution, three possibilities only. Either, the power steering fluid is low or one of the belts at the engine need to be replaced or the power steering pump is worn and needs to be replaced. Check to see how much fluid is in the power steering pump, if full then replace every...

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What causes a loud squeal with a sharp turn of the steering wheel to the left or right only?

Could be the power steering pump.

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Nissan altima 2000 gle- what could be reason for sound from front side when the steering wheel is turned completely the car is started but not moving the sound does not come when the car is moving?

It is your power steering reaching its stop but since you are still turning the wheel it is trying to go further Turning your steering wheel as far as it will turn to the left or right for over 5 seconds can ruin your power steering pump.

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Noise From Wheels While Driving : Under the Car Repairs

What to do when steering wheel is hard to turn?

Here are some solutions to handle with steering wheel hard to turn: Check air pressure of your car tires. Check power steering condition and fluid level. Check the pulley on the power steering unit. Check the power steering unit. Check the front end parts.

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Why would your automobile steer very hard when making a hard turn to right or left side?

Its a good bet that the power steering fluid is low. If not, the power steering pump may be at fault, a line blocked or the steering box could be worn out.

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What causes a rubbing sound when driving a car The sound does not happen when you turn the steering wheel to the left only to the right When driving straight not rub too bad. Tires are correct size.?

you may have a low tire or your tires are to big

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What could cause Front end of car making sqeaking noise when turning steering wheel either direction?

A bad bearing can cause can the front end of car to make a squeaking noise when turning steering wheel either direction. It can also be caused by bad suspension.

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What causes a grinding noise from the right passenger side?

Bearings, cv shaft, or brakes.

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Why Is My Car Making a Whining Noise When I Turn The Steering Wheel?

Why is there a sound coming from the back right wheel when you accelerate and stop?

it squeaks when you accelerate and stop because that is the wheel (along with the back left) that push the car.i think its correct but im 10 so dont know for sure but i do get straight A's.sorry for bad grammar.

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What is causing a grinding noise on Passenger side when you turn right?

Could be bad pulley in accessory belt system if you have power steering, something contacting the rotor on that side or a failing wheel bearing.

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What could cause a scraping sound coming from the front end of my car while turning?

Could be a few things, maybe as simple as a portion of the inner skirt is rubbing on a tire when turning. Could also be a wheel bearing, front axle cv joint (front wheel drive) or even worn down brakes. In any event I would have a mechanic take a look at it before it could get costly and dangerous.

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What is the Loud noise coming from the right side of vehicle in the back?

possibly a bad motor connection

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When you turn your steering wheel slightly to the left and then back to the center the steering wheel wobbles a little - why?

I HAVE A 91 JEEP AND HAVE JUST HAD TO GO ALL THE WAY INTO THE STEERING COLUMN TO TIGHTEN THE 4 TORX BOLTS THAT HOLD THE STEERING WHEEL IN PLACE. IF YOU HAVE A REPAIR MAUAL AND TRY THIS ON YOUR OWN FOLLOW DIRECTIONS FOR REMOVEING BOTHT HE WIPER CONTROL & THE IGNITION SWITCH REPLACMENT. MAKE SU...

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What would cause a squealing sound when making hard right turns?

might be your power steering or something in that nature

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What could cause a noise in front end when wheel is turned all the way?

Could be bad ball joints.

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What would cause a hissing-moaning sound only when you turn right in a 2001 Honda Accord?

It sounds like your power steering fluid is low, also check the lines.

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Why does your car's steering wheel turn to the right when you are driving?

If you mean Pulls to the right, then this can be caused by an under inflated tire, front end out of alignment, or incorrect tire size/wheel on the right front. Check the air pressure in all tires and adjust to specs as outlined on the drivers door post or owners manual. Check to make sure all tir...

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Side to side movement of front wheels on my 96 F350 means it has loose tie rod ends right-- Would this also cause there to be a wobbling feeling in the steering wheel when driving on un-even surfaces?

Loose or worn tie rod ends on the 96 F350 can cause this problem. There could be other front end components wearing as well, check the entire front end system for problems.

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What would cause the steering wheel to make a pop sound and then no longer turn the wheels and air bag light start to flash?

The symptoms that you are describing lead me to believe that you have a failed "clockspring". The clockspring is a mechanism that is attached behind the steering wheel. Its purpose is to provide electrical connection to the driver's airbag. Being that the steering wheel is a rotating object which...

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What would cause the steering wheel to be hard to turn?

There some moments when the steering wheel becomes stiff and hard to turn.From irregular servicing, lack of fluid oil to low tyre pressure or bad wheel alignment, any of these could be the cause.Under normal circumstances when the car is in good condition, the steering wheel is always flexible wh...

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What would cause a thumping sound from the front of your car and a grinding sound when decreasing speed and excabberate the knocking when you turn slighly to the right Worse after car has warmed up.?

Those details have the classic sound of a worn constant velocity (CV) joint on the right side passenger wheel. If it is found to be bad, remember that these days it may be cost-effective to replace the whole axle on that side.

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What is the cause of a clicking noise on the front passenger side wheel?

It is likely the CV (Constant Velocity) joint. If left unattended, the joint will eventually break completely and the car won't go anywhere.

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Can a steering wheel be moved from the right side of a car to the left side?

Possible - yes. Very few things of a mechanical nature like that are actually impossible. But it's not possible to do it cheaply or easily, it'll require a fairly thorough, difficult and expensive rebuild of the car. You can do almost anything if enough money is at your disposal. Changing the dri...

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What is the grinding noise from your 2003 vw jetta when you turn the steering wheel It is a louder sound when you turn left than right and sometimes tries to refuse to turn left?

Sounds like a bad wheel bearing and or a bad half shaft CV joint. Have it checked out immediately, you don't want to lose your steering while driving down the road!

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Question regarding 4WS-4 wheel steering-operation procedure My query is when I turn steering left or right with the front wheels do back wheels also turn in same direction Or opposite?

the rear wheels turn with the front at high speeds, and opposite at low speeds.

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What causes a steering rack to bounce all ways when you turn the steering wheel?

bad bushings on the rack mount making it loose hence turning stering wheel will make it loose and bounce== Have the rack/box pipes been tampered with? Is it manual or power steering? Does this happen whilst driving or if the vehicle is stationery? www.powerbrakeandsteering.co.za

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What causes a engine to turn over hard then lock up then unlock with the spark plugs out of it?

Could be,Battery problem,Starter/solenoid problem,Battery cable connections/condition,Timing way advanced,Could use more info such as the year, make, engine and any modifications that have been done.

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What would cause the steering wheel to vibrate when turned left or right in a stopped position?

The power steering system works on high pressure and at idle the pump does not turn fast enough to provide full assist. It requires a higher engine rpm.

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Why is my 1994 Villager hard to steer and shudder when cold then smooth out?

My guess is that you have a tired power steering pump. Try a power steering fluid flush first, it wouldn't hurt.

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When turning your steering wheel to the left it makes a funny sound?

if it has cv joints look into them

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Is the steering wheel hard to turn because of the wheel bearing?

It would have to be completely seized and have yanked the steering wheel all the way to that side.Otherwise no.

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What does it mean when the steering wheel is hard to turn and the wheels move slow?

Your vehicle is..offdoes not have electrically assisted steeringis broken

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Your cabrio steering is screaming when you turn the wheel sometimes and it seems hard to turn at times what could it be?

I had the same thing happen on my Chevy and it was the power steering pump that went bad. Usually under $200 to replace and not to hard to do your self or a mechanic can do it in 1-2 hours.

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Is it legal to drive a RHD steering wheel is on the right hand side car in Washington DC?

if youre talking about a car from another country that is a rhd, then yes it is legal. I'm not too sure on the laws in Washington, but in order to do so in most states you would need to have the car registered, and its probably different from state to state on the guidelines they use, I know some...

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Can you drive a car with the steering wheel on the right side in the US?

Yes, it is legal to drive a vehicle with the steering wheel on the right in the United States.Since most right-hand-drive vehicles are manufactured for non-United States markets, they may not meet those specifications and will require significant modification.

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What might cause a increasing noise coming from the driver's front side wheel with acceleration that transmits to a vibration in steering wheel?

If the car is front wheel drive, could be worn left drive shaft/universal joint, especially if you hear cracking noise when turning tight and accelerating. You can check for broken rubber boot around the joint. If the car is 4 wheel drive, noise/vibration can come from damaged front transfer case...

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What is the cause of a steering wheel return being sluggish when making a 90-degree turn after a stop?

possibly low tire pressure, front end misaligned, low power steering fluid, worn power steering pump, worn steering rack, bent steering linkage, loose or seized tie rod ends or balljoints, bent or loose wheel, damaged tire, debris fouling steering gear (think stick or other object wedged up under...

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Is it still safe to drive your car if your left driver side wheel makes a loud whining sound when driving forward?

Sure, it's safe to drive it to the closest tire repair shop that doesn't require you to get on the highway.

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What causes a car to run rough after it sits then run smooth after you let it run awhile It does this in the morning and sounds like rubbing sound when you make a right turn?

The only way to find out is to take it to a mechanic who has an engine analyzer. The rubbing could be caused by a loose mudshield (or a dozen other things). For rubbing sounds, you might want to check the clearance inside the wheel wells when fully turned to the right. (Possible tire contact with...

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What causes the car to vibrate when turning the wheel either left or right out of a parking space?

The power steering pump is working hard and the engine is only idling.It could be the harmonic balancer

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What could cause a tire on the drivers side to be hot after driving?

well, when you drive with any of the four tires being low you will cause it to over heat, or it could be making a lot of sharp turns.

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I have a 2001 Nissan xterra and when I am driving the steering wheel rocks from left to right?

check the alignment of the axle and tires take it to a shop and see if they can see

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What is the clunk that can be heard from the front when steering wheel is first turned either way after the car has been sitting overnight?

Cars have a "U" joint in the steering shaft and that is probably dry causing the noise. It won't hurt anything dry but you can lube it by taking it apart if you want to. Would this dry "U" joint on the steering shaft make noise ALL THE TIME, or only upon first turn of the steering wheel?

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What causes a car's wheel to knock loudly when you are turning?

My first thought is that the wheel bearing is failing....replace it soon! The other idea is the front half shaft CV Joint is failing. ( the front wheel drive..drive shaft on the side the noise comes from)

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Loud squeaking noise coming from right rear wheel every time you turn right what could be wrong its a 96 Saab 900 turbo?

I am not too familiar with this car but the only thing I can think of is Possibly a bad wheel bearing I suggest replacing it.

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What would cause a car to overheat off-and-on and then start leaking fluid into the right passenger side floorboard and a little in the drivers side?

Heater core leaking or "bad"/ repair/replace. 4-8 hours labor + parts... pain in the rear (not the cars)

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What is causing a squeaking noise coming out of the front of your car on the passenger side it happens when you go over bumps or when the car kicks back when putting it in to gear atlow speeds 15mph?

If it is a front wheel drive car have the cv joint checked or one of the suspension components like tie rod ends or shock absorber.

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Your car makes a continuous squeaking sound coming from the front after about half an hour of driving. what could cause this?

te alternaor belt may be slipping causing the squeaking as it returns charge to the battery

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What could cause a strange popping noise under the front of a Hyundai Sonata when you turn wheel?

Check for: worn/seized front end parts & possible driveshaft issues

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When did the steering wheel move from the right to left?

In the US it was a the start of the 20th century,in some countries, it hasn't.In 1903, Henry Ford began designing cars that had steering wheels on the left side of the vehicle.

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What does it mean if the steering wheel is hard to turn?

There some moments when the steering wheel becomes stiff and hard to turn.From irregular servicing, lack of fluid oil to low tyre pressure or bad wheel alignment, any of these could be the cause.Under normal circumstances when the car is in good condition, the steering wheel is always flexible wh...

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Why is my steering wheel hard to turn all of a sudden?

When the steering wheel is hard to turn, the problem is often with the power steering system.Power steering uses pressurized hydraulic fluid against one side of the piston, which forces the wheels turn and makes steering far easier.Here are some of the common causes of a malfunctioning steering s...

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What could cause a car to die when you make a right turn?

A loose wire connection.

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What causes the front brakes to enter anti-lock mode when the vehicle is almost stopped and the wheels are turned to the right or left?

more than likely a bad wheel speed sensor

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What does it mean when the steering wheel becomes hard to turn on a 1999 Isuzu rodeo?

sounds like a bad power stearing pump

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When reinstalling which side is positive - left or right looking from the front of the car?

If you're talking about a battery... The + is positive, sometimes red, and connects to something with power such as your alternator. The - is negative, sometimes black, and connects to the ground such as the block or chassis.

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What is the problem on a vehicle when it is hard to turn right or left?

If you have power steering, the fluid can be low. the belt driving the pump can be loose, the pump itself can be bad, if front wheel drive, the steering rack can be bad. I would check the fluid and belt tension first.

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There is a grinding sound and feels like driving over gravel when i turn my wheel all the way to the left or right?

The tires may be rubbing on the inner fender. Possible causes, oversized tires, incorrect rims or lowered suspension.

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Why would your car pop in the front midle when you turn steering wheel left or right driving or in park?

I would say it would have to be a bad CV shaft. If it isn't that, check your inner tie rod ends.

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What could be wrong with the car when you hear a screeching sound from the back?

It could be your brakes. Your brake pads need to be changed out every couple of years or so.

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Why would it sound like something breaking when you hit a curb hard on the right side in Chevy bmalibu?

It's quite possible that you did break something. I'd have the steering and suspension systems inspected if I were you.

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What is the loud knocking noise coming from the front end when driving?

Your motor could be undergoing detonation. This is a result of a complex burning problem inside one or more cylinders. Number one cause of this is low octane rating. Too much load on your engine or shifting into high gears also cause it.

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What could be the cause of a front wheel drive vehicle vibrating and pulling to the right at both low and high speeds?

Couple things to check are front end alignment, tire balance & pressure, and bent rims. Good Luck and Remember. Change Your Mind, Not Your Oil. Use the First In Synthetic Motor Oil's. See My Bio For more information.

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What could cause a '95 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2.0 to shake and turn off after driving?

TRy changing the fuel filter .

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What is the correct side position to begin a precision right turn where no bike path is present?

What is the correct side position to begin a precision right turn where no bike path is present? True or False.To effectively search an intersection from a stopped position, you should look 90 degrees left, right, and then left again.

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What is wrong when brakes are hard to press and the steering wheel shakes and the car stops accelerating normally but after parking and waiting it drives fine?

could possible be your vacuum hose to your brake booster... if it's popped off or got a slit that would make it hard to brake... explain while it gets better if it cool down too... the steering shaking could be a totally different prob... ie. wheels un balanced, brake disks warped....

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In a 1998 Nissan Sentra when you turn the steering wheel to the left or close the driver's side door the horn goes off what causes this?

because theres water in the electronics

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Is it dangerous to drive a car that has a popping noise when the steering wheel is turned?

It sounds like you are asking if the steering wheel will suddenly stop working while you are driving and the car careen off into a canyon or river or something. The answer to that is: probably not. Very unlikely actually. But there are a lot of things that can cause this "popping" noise, because ...

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What causes a 96 landrover discovery se front passenger wheel to just stop turning and not spin?

The axis may be clogged up with trash that has been formed while driving, it happens nothing serious but really... get it checked!

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When turning right knocking noise come from your constant velocity joint is it the right side or left side of the front of the car that the is coming from?

Turning right loads the left front wheel of the vehicle, so if you hear the knock when you turn right the bad CV joint is on the left, and vice versa.

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When making a turn do not have the steering wheel turned in the direction of the turn before beginning the turning maneuver?

This is good advice for teaching beginning drivers about turns. If the wheel is turned before the car is moving, most likely the vehicle will not have enough room to turn properly.Also, if you have the wheel turned while you are waiting for traffic to clear and you are rear ended, you will get pu...

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Why does a 2000 Ford Taurus make a grinding sound in the right front wheel when you apply the breaks?

Brake pads are probably worn out. Have a trusted mechanic inspect the brakes soon!

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Can you tow a front wheel drive car from the back?

Since all four wheels are off the ground, it doesn't matter if your vehicle is front- or rear-wheel drive.All four wheels of the towed vehicle roll on the ground.If your two-wheel-drive vehicle has manual transmission, you can just pop it in neutral and disengage the parking brake to tow it with ...

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What happens when a PWC steering control is turned to the right?

For example, if the steering control is turned right, the nozzle turns right and the jet of water pushes the back of the vessel to the left, which causes the PWC to turn right.

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What if moving the steering wheel side to side with the car off causes a rubbing noise?

You may not have enough steering fluid?

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What could be causing water to leak into the floorboard of a car in the front and rear passenger side but not under the seat?

definatly the heater core

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What would cause a knocking sound when making left or right turns in a rear wheel drive car that started doing this after the brakes and rotors were replaced?

more than likely to be loose wheel bearings in rotars Dont rule out loose wheel lug nuts

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What can cause a grinding noise in the front end as you drive down the and as you turn the steering wheel you hear a grinding noise?

Had same problem with mine, if you turn right and it grinds, the left hub bearing is going out and vice versa. The weight of the truck is placed on the bad bearing the opposite way you turn. Should sound like a grind but it is a consistent "noise""quiet""noise""quiet".

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If you get air in the hydraulic systemwhile driving could this cause the wheels breaks and steering to fail?

Yes it could cause because you have air in you tubes wich wont allow break fluis to get passed so there fore your breks wont work

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What would cause the front right wheel on your 1998 Ford Ranger 4x4 to make a ratcheting winding sound just before you come to a complete stop?

The ratchet winding noise on the Ranger 4x4 could be a wheel bearing or brake issue. There could also be problems in the front differential. Check all three for any problems. The 1998 Ranger noise is most likely coming from a brake grinding against a rotor, or a bad wheel bearing. Either of these...

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What does a squeaky sound coming from the left side of car when driving mean?

It USUALLY means you need new front disc brake pads; there is a "squeaker" on the brake pad backing that contacts the disc intermittently. When you apply the brakes, if the squeaking goes away, or becomes quieter, that is what you need to replace. Most disc brake pad sets run $13 - $40 per set (r...

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What would cause a popping sound at low speeds that stops when you touch the break after replacing a cracked front right rotor?

Check the bearing and wheel lugs.

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Why does the steering wheel shake above 30mph when the car was just in the shop for repairs from a front and side collision?

first check your balance on you tires local tire shop will usually balance new tires for free or if you have a reciept from where you purchased the tires some tire shops will balance for free if you bought the tires there if tires are not balanced it causes the vechicle to shake at about 30 mph i...

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What would cause a 2006 G6 to have a humming sound from the front end?

One would really have to hear it in order to determine for certain. Are there any particular conditions existing in which the humming occurs? Wheel bearings are a possibility.

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What could cause the power steering to go out on a Saturn Vue 2003?

Well, have you actually done any sort of diagnosis? If there's no fluid leak visible, and there's fluid in the reservoir, then you have either a faulty power steering pump or gearbox. So then you disconnect the line from the pump to the gearbox and run a pressure test on it.. if that checks out, ...

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What is wrong when the front right wheel of your car clicks when driving in a straight line?

Sounds like broken bearings. Either inside the hub of that wheel, or it could be the constant velocity joint, if it is a front wheel drive car.The clicking is caused by the broken up ball bearings hitting each other as the wheel turns, as there is no cage to keep them apart and no grease.

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There is a sound of rubbing coming from the passenager front wheel what is it?

Probably worn out brakes. Could be wheel bearing or other worn components also. Check for looseness before you drive any further.

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Is it possible to convert your car from a front wheel drive to a rear wheel drive?

anything is possible with money but is it worth it?

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What cause my car give out big white smoke from exhaust with a rustling sound every time after left turn when I step on the gas. It runs smooth and accelerates well when I drive straight.?

White smoke from the exhaust is a sign of an internal coolant leak. Coolant is entering the combustion chamber. One cause is a blown head gasket. Stop driving this car immediately, and have this looked into or you could possibly ruin the engine.

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Is it possible to convert your car from a front-wheel drive to a rear-wheel drive?

OK. I am attempting to take a front wheel drive 87 2.8ltr motor from a Bonneville and put it in a 87 s-10 Blazer. That's when I noticed all the differences. First thing I noticed - The Heads are totally different. The heads from the Bonneville are huge compared to the one's from the s-10. The tim...

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Who is at fault when a car in front of you moves right to go around a car turning left continues straight then comes to a sudden stop?

If this is a 2 lane road, then the vehicle the went around would be at fault since it went out of it's lane and attempted to pass on the right.

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Why is it that when a driver makes a sharp left turn the passenger is pressed against the right side of the car?

It's a perfect example of centrifugal force, and of Newton's First Law of Motion.As the car travels forward, all of the objects inside of it (including the driver and passengers) acquire a certain momentum; known as inertia. When the driver then acts to change the direction of the momentum (by su...

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What causes a clicking sound when turning steering and the same sound when going over bumps on a laguna 1.9 2002?

sounds to me like a really bad c.v joint or joints

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While the aztek is running in park for a few minutes tried to put it in drive but could not I had to turn the motor off then turn it back on to put it in drive?

I have had this same problem with my 04 Aztek. Until recently I could just turn off the ignition wait a few minutes and restart and that would fix. Just the other day I could not get it to reset, so I took off the shift cover and found that the wiring going into the shift sensor were all loose. I...

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If your driver side wheel bearing is bad would the noise go away when you turn right?

It probably won't go completely away but it will change the sound it makes. Some will tell you that if you turn right and the noise fades it is the left side and when you turn left and the noise fades it is the right side. But, the only way to really be sure is to jack the car and check it out. C...

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What side of the car is a steering wheel on in Left Hand Drive car?

well for me i would say uuuuuuum.right because if the car is on the left and its a left steerig wheel i would say right!!!

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What is the distance inside a car's front right wheel to the front left wheel in inches?

It is roughly 39 1/2 inches apart. Check the related link.

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Why does a car pull to the right after making a sharp left turn after you straighten it out when going down the road?

Possibilities are:Road crownLoose/broken front end part(s)Impropper alignment

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When a car turns a corner what caused its passengers to feel like they are being pushed away from the direction of the turn?

Inertia (centripetal force).It's called "centrifugal force".

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What would be the likely cause of a squeaking sound on the passenger side only when the car is going over 20 MPH?

Bad CV joint on the axle maybe?

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