2008 dodge - front end noise


Asked by Reddiva1 Jan 15, 2012 at 10:36 AM about the 2008 Dodge Charger SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a 2008 dodge charger and it's making noise on the outside of the car when I turn the steering wheel.  

6 Answers

Darius Hermanski

Sounds like the steering pump is on it's way out or low on fluid. All depends on the noise it's making. If it's a whine then the pump, if it's a hissing sound then that's normal as it's the pressure in the system.


i checked the fluid and it's fine. when i turn the steering wheel there's a creaking sound that rather loud.


I guess the sound could be a whining noise also.

Darius Hermanski

still might be the steering pump bearing, or the bearings in the top of the shock absorber mounts. If you can jack the front up and check with and without the engine running to determine if it's the pump or the suspension columns.

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thanks Darius, I'll check that out.

Darius Hermanski

Good luck hope it's nothing too expensive

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