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Old 02-13-2011   #1
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grinding noise

Ive got a real loud crunching/grinding noise when i turn wheel hard to left, almost sounds like car is falling apart. hoping maybe its a wheel bearing but not sure, any info would help. thanks
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Old 02-13-2011   #2
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Re: grinding noise

Check the level of the power steering fluid. Then have someone do it while you watch.

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Old 02-14-2011   #3
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Re: grinding noise

Upper strut bearing?
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Old 02-15-2011   #4
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Re: grinding noise

Maybe check your frame to around where the power steering gear box is mounted, I hear it can crack over time.
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Re: grinding noise

thanks for the reply.
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