When power steering makes a high-pitched noise, either the power steering fluid is low or the power steering pump is bad. It is usually difficult to turn the wheel of a car when there is a power steering problem. Althoug... More »

If you notice some clunks, knocks or squeaks when you turn the steering wheel, something in the system is causing friction that needs attention; if you notice moaning or whining, the issue is likely to be in your power s... More »

Overfilling the power steering fluid reservoir causes foaming of the hydraulic fluid, leading to premature wear of the system. Power steering fluid is hydraulic fluid that moves cylinders to reduce the force required to ... More »

Causes of power steering noise include low steering fluid level, dirty or old power steering fluid, a drive belt problem, and issues with the power steering pump. Different types of power steering problems produce differ... More »

To replace a power steering pump, drain the power steering fluid reservoir, and detach the hoses and mounting bolts to replace the pump. Bleed the hydraulic system afterward. More »

The power steering fluid level is the first thing to check when a whining sound is heard coming from the power steering pump. The power steering system is a critical part of an automobile and should not be ignored, or a ... More »

Tips for troubleshooting a power steering system include adjusting tire pressures, lubricating steering gear, replacing steering linkage parts and filling power steering fluid to the proper level. The exact steps to trou... More »