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Why would there be a squealing sound when turning until your car warms up?

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2009-12-27 16:24:32
2009-12-27 16:24:32
AnswerYour belt is probably loose. Your steering pump labors and stresses the belt and squeals when the belt is loose. You should have less than 3/4 inch play up and down on your belt when properly tightened.

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answer sounds to me like your power steering fluid is old and dirty or wrong viscosity oil thins out when hot hence the noise going away

I would also say it is the belt. to get more wear out of it and to stop the noise, rub the inside of the belt with a bar of soap.

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