toyota camry 2002 screeching sound and steering wheel cracking at the same time

Asked by Jul 09, 2016 at 10:44 AM about the 2002 Toyota Camry LE V6

Question type: General

My car makes a loud grinding sound when
the I turn the wheel all the way to either
side.while that happens the steering wheel
feels like it cracks.the sound only comes
from the right side behind the tire .it has
steering fluid but I cannot figure it out.can
anyone help?

3 Answers

1,060

Sounds like you need to have a Front End Suspension/Driveline Check. Drive axle Joints could be binding. Wheel Bearing might be failing. Suggest you take this vehicle to a reliable repair facility for an evaluation. Could be a Safety issue. Get back to us with results.

17,820

The grinding noise is coming from the power steering since you hear it when you turn either left or right for that try add some Lucas Power Steering Stop Leak it not only stops leaks but corrects hard steering, stops squeals and hard spots if power steering reservoir is full remove some fluid with something like a turkey baster or put in peice of cloth that will absorb the fluid into it. As far as the cracking noise from the right side suggest what Tony recommend get the front end checked out.

1,060

Any resolution to the problem with this vehicle?

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