A grinding noise during a turn is typically a sign of a failing constant velocity joint on a front-wheel-drive car. The constant velocity joint provides power to the front wheels, allowing the car to turn. More »

A noise that comes from turning the wheel when going around corners usually comes from some part of the steering component; the steering system may need to be lubricated or replaced. It is important for car owners to hav... 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 »

A grating noise when accelerating a car is often a sign of bad brakes. The disk brake pads rest against the rotors at all times. When the material on the pad wears through, the metal plate that backs the pad rests agains... More »

An ignition switch is replaced by disconnecting the car battery, removing the steering wheel, taking off the turn signal and wiper, removing the ignition switch and key cylinder and installing the new ignition. The tools... More »

In the vast majority of cars in the United States, the turn signal sticks out from the left side of the steering wheel. Pushing down on this activates the left turn signal, while pushing up on it activates the right turn... More »

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If your car squeaks while you drive, if the squeaking noise is coming from the front, it could be low steering wheel fluid. If the squeaking occurs when the car is stopping, the brake pads may need replacing. A squeal du... More »