noises!

Asked by Jan 09, 2017 at 08:55 PM about the 2013 Ford Explorer XLT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My Explorer will make a loud grinding noise when
turning the steering wheel sharp. In motion or sitting
still. Thoughts?
It also has a front drivers side rattle and when
slowing down at a higher speed with get louder and
there will even be a bit of a shake. Thoughts?
Car as 64k   Awd/4wd model

6 Answers

76,715

Is the noise coming from your power steering pump?

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76,715

Is your car still under warranty? If so you know what to do.

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20,160

Check the hub bearing also. Don't want to overlook that possibility.

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76,715

If it makes noise when sitting still I doubt it is the bearings.

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20,160

Powering steering pump or rack. Check for leaks.

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10

Had same.Check upper and lower ball joints

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