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Bbandit
11-13-2002, 10:25 PM
i've been having this annoying noises for sometime now..
everytime i turn my steering wheel.. i hear squeaking noises coming from under the front enginebay
i checked it out last weekend and everything looks okay phisically..
the noises came from the t/c rod, the control arm, and other ( i dont know.. so many noises )
i gave em lubricants and still dont work..
i think im going to get a new t/c rod and control arm w/bushings... arrghh

West
11-13-2002, 10:35 PM
Check your belts. If not check your power steering fluid, if its low add some ATF Dexron III. Thats about all I cant think of, it isnt your Tension Rods that make noise.

Archangel
11-14-2002, 04:24 AM
Is it a high pitched squeal?  
My friends integra does this when the wheel is turned most of the way.  it's either his power steering pulley, or the belt, dont remember which.
Check the belt for wear maybe.

Bbandit
11-14-2002, 05:14 AM
no no no.. its not the belt.. i've checked already...
im thinking maybe i need new bushings.. but not really sure.. it make sounds whenever i turn the steering and its not a continuous squeak... it goes... squeak.. squeaaakkk.. squeak... well something like that &nbsp;<img src="http://www.zilvia.net/f/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/nervous.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':nervous:'>

NichiSan
11-14-2002, 09:24 AM
</span><table border="0" align="center" width="95%" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="1"><tr><td>Quote (Bbandit @ Nov. 14 2002,05:14)</td></tr><tr><td id="QUOTE">no no no.. its not the belt.. i've checked already...
im thinking maybe i need new bushings.. but not really sure.. it make sounds whenever i turn the steering and its not a continuous squeak... it goes... squeak.. squeaaakkk.. squeak... well something like that <img src="http://www.zilvia.net/f/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/nervous.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':nervous:'></td></tr></table><span id='postcolor'>
I heard that before. I always thought it's a belt, never knew for sure. it happened to me, but only when having the wheels all the way to the right. Let us know if you find the origin of the squeak.

&#39;90blue240
11-14-2002, 02:51 PM
I got that same noise.. &nbsp;The dealership told me it was the plastic of steering column getting old due to expansion and shrinking over the years.. &nbsp;just live with it <img src="http://www.zilvia.net/f/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/tounge.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':p'>

Benjaminaco
11-14-2002, 03:42 PM
did you drop your car recently ? sounds like belt problems...


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LanceS13
11-14-2002, 04:21 PM
Are you sure it isn't coming from behind the steering wheel?
If this is the case, it's probably the electrical post that connects the contact disk to the horn. &nbsp;It's normally lubricated with electrical grease so there's no noise as you turn the wheel (and the contact disk)...but it can wear off over time. &nbsp;If you think this is a possibility, pull the wheel, find that post (little brass spring-loaded pin in the column), &nbsp;clean it and the contact disk, and coat them in electrical grease.

Sr2O-det
11-15-2002, 12:38 AM
Could it be from the rack and pinion? a guy at my school had that problem when he turn it just stop doing it one day if not, are your bushings leaking?

Bbandit
11-15-2002, 05:48 AM
nope .. its not coming from behing the steering wheel... its way in the front and under..
maybe my bushing leaks but im not sure
i have to checked it out again soon.. prolly this weekend
this week has been a living hell for me.. back to back exams.. &nbsp;<img src="http://www.zilvia.net/f/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/crazy.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':crazy:'>

Nerfdude
11-15-2002, 12:56 PM
i had a squeaking problem when i turned to the right. turns out it was my brakes getting old and for some reason rubbing up against the rotor. i dunno. i replaced the pads and rotors and now it's silent.