STEERING ISSUE

DebbieF
0

Asked by Dec 07, 2012 at 11:04 AM about the 2001 Volvo C70 HT Turbo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I hear a groaning sound when turning my steering wheel left.  I feel a vibration and the noise continues after making my left turn.   Is this my steering pump going?

3 Answers

gustang
975

Check the steering pump fluid level. If it's low add the correct fluid (NOT OIL) to the level maked on the pump. Also look for fluid around the pump hoses. This would indicate a leak.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Ashley Robinson
85

Sounds like it's CV (Constant Velocity Joint) I it grinds as you turn left or right but not so much going straight ahead. That's probably your problem.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Karl Evenson
25

Is this during very sharp corners? My C70 does the same and this is just the nature of the car. There is a plate that rubs when the wheel is turned all of the way. Nothing to be worried about

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Does anyone have a problem starting 2004 Volvo C70 that stalls within one second over and over 23 answers

    My 2004 Volvo C70 has had this problem since I bought it used in 2008. When you start the car it runs for about a second then shuts off. It will repeat this at least two times, and then you have to wa...

    2004 Volvo C70 LPT Turbo Convertible

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Front end issues common? 2 answers

    My 2004 has a terrible turning radius and makes a bit a creeky sound in tight turns. Shop says I need new Sway Bar Links. $200 for a Swedish car specialty shop. Is the turning radius and sway bar li...

    2004 Volvo C70 LPT Turbo Convertible

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Car shakes under 30mph 4 answers

    Hi I just bought this car and found when the car is under 30mph it shakes almost like it's an idle issue. Once past the speed of 30mph it smooths out. Can this be an engine issue or a mechanical issue...

    2001 Volvo C70 HT Turbo

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • hard starting more often than starting proper 1 answer

    I have a 2004 vovlo C70. Having serious problems starting the car. Will not turn ove. Was told the battery needed to be changed. Not sure if it is a spark plug/fuel filter issue or even a starter?

    2004 Volvo C70 LPT Turbo Convertible

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2002 Volvo C70 HT Convertible 6 answers

    This 2002 Volvo C70 HT Convertible is being advertised with 62,000 miles for $6,300.00 I test drove it only a few miles at under 45 mph. It seemed to drive okay but the steering wheel shimmied a l...

    2002 Volvo C70 HT Turbo Convertible

    -

    Shopping & Pricing

C70

Looking for a Used C70 in your area?

CarGurus has 601 nationwide C70 listings starting at $1,695.

ZIP:

Search Volvo C70 Questions

Volvo C70 Experts

#1 Robert_66
Robert_66
Reputation 140
#2 Unhappy54
Unhappy54
Reputation 120
#3 kwma01
kwma01
Reputation 70
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volvo S60"
125 Great Deals out of 6,156 listings starting at $1,900
Used BMW 3 Series"
1,184 Great Deals out of 38,278 listings starting at $1,000
Used Volvo S40"
39 Great Deals out of 1,343 listings starting at $1,999
Used Audi A4"
263 Great Deals out of 12,036 listings starting at $1,299
Used Volvo S80"
45 Great Deals out of 1,346 listings starting at $1,499
Used Volvo V70"
8 Great Deals out of 544 listings starting at $1,700
Used Ford Mustang"
660 Great Deals out of 41,187 listings starting at $1,500
Used Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class"
57 Great Deals out of 1,495 listings starting at $2,500
Used Toyota Camry Solara"
63 Great Deals out of 1,843 listings starting at $1,700
Used Volvo S70"
150 listings starting at $1,750

Used Cars For Sale

2013 Volvo C70 For Sale
93 listings starting at $20,995
2012 Volvo C70 For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 55 listings starting at $14,999
2011 Volvo C70 For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 57 listings starting at $8,950
2010 Volvo C70 For Sale
22 listings starting at $9,911
2009 Volvo C70 For Sale
41 listings starting at $6,996