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#3295526 - 02/26/14 08:08 PM Steering Wheel column noise
285south Offline


Registered: 01/18/13
Posts: 527
Loc: usa
Months ago I did a drain and pour with Prestone Steering Fluid plus Stop Leak. The level is where it should be for at least a month and have not had to add any. The reason I used "Stop Leak" was that my steering wheel was leaking on the bottom left of the steering wheel.



It was not a drip but just enough to get it on to my fingers and used a paper towel to wipe it off. Since then it no longer leaks and now it makes a noise while I turn the wheel. So if the fluid level is good what would it be?

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#3295534 - 02/26/14 08:13 PM Re: Steering Wheel column noise [Re: 285south]
dishdude Offline


Registered: 11/14/08
Posts: 3929
Loc: Phoenix
I'm not sure what liquid was on your steering wheel, but it wasn't power steering fluid.

What does the noise sound like?

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#3295541 - 02/26/14 08:23 PM Re: Steering Wheel column noise [Re: 285south]
285south Offline


Registered: 01/18/13
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Loc: usa
I will record it and post it tomorrow.

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#3295542 - 02/26/14 08:23 PM Re: Steering Wheel column noise [Re: 285south]
copcarguy Offline


Registered: 12/06/12
Posts: 61
Loc: PA
HMMM?? Turn signal fluid maybe?

Seriously though - could the liquid have maybe come from a leak in the windshield area? Was it greasy or have a smell??

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#3295544 - 02/26/14 08:27 PM Re: Steering Wheel column noise [Re: 285south]
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#3295552 - 02/26/14 08:34 PM Re: Steering Wheel column noise [Re: 285south]
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I had to look to see if this was the humor forum.
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#3295574 - 02/26/14 09:00 PM Re: Steering Wheel column noise [Re: bama7x57]
renegade_987 Offline


Registered: 04/07/11
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Originally Posted By: bama7x57
I had to look to see if this was the humor forum.


+1 so did I. If you've got PS fluid leaking from the steering wheel you've got bigger problems then a leak
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#3295575 - 02/26/14 09:00 PM Re: Steering Wheel column noise [Re: 285south]
morepwr Offline


Registered: 01/17/12
Posts: 1530
Loc: ventura, ca
Airbag fluid overfilled?

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#3295581 - 02/26/14 09:07 PM Re: Steering Wheel column noise [Re: 285south]
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OH! It could be your horn fluid.
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#3295591 - 02/26/14 09:16 PM Re: Steering Wheel column noise [Re: SLCraig]
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Originally Posted By: SLCraig

You beat me to it
And to that I say........
Well done sir
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#3295703 - 02/26/14 10:59 PM Re: Steering Wheel column noise [Re: morepwr]
bvance554 Offline


Registered: 09/24/12
Posts: 1129
Loc: VA
Originally Posted By: morepwr
Airbag fluid overfilled?


I was thinking airbag bearings maybe. May want to check the seal.

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#3295706 - 02/26/14 11:03 PM Re: Steering Wheel column noise [Re: 285south]
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Registered: 12/30/06
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Loc: South Texas,USA
Maybe too much Armor All on the steering wheel,and it`s dripping off??
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#3295709 - 02/26/14 11:05 PM Re: Steering Wheel column noise [Re: 285south]
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Registered: 04/13/13
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Joke or not, whoever's vehicle that is...it looks pristine wink
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#3295714 - 02/26/14 11:13 PM Re: Steering Wheel column noise [Re: gregk24]
Ramblejam Offline


Registered: 11/05/13
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Loc: Kentucky
Originally Posted By: gregk24
Joke or not, whoever's vehicle that is...it looks pristine wink


It's a 2000 Dodge Neon marketing photo: http://image.motortrend.com/f/wot/stylin...on-interior.jpg

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#3295716 - 02/26/14 11:15 PM Re: Steering Wheel column noise [Re: 285south]
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LOL
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