Our best guess is that the noise you are hearing is actually being caused by your brakes. It may be worth taking it back to the mechanic who installed the pads and rotors and see if they will lubricate the pads for free.
If you suspect your suspension is the problem, try reading our article about squeaky suspension to try narrowing down the problem to a single component. You can find it here: I have a 2003 Hyundai XG350.
Make sure the fluid is full and not dark or dirty. It really sounds like it needs lubrication or something! Simply apply a light coat of grease inside the boot where it contacts the column and it should quiet down.
About a week ago when i was driving my 2002 buick rendezvous. I just stumbled on ur page. You can also try checking your engine oil level to make sure it is where it should be. I lifted my car and looked underneath at the axle shaft and see no signs of rips or leaks. Since you only hear the noise when stopped or going slow the place we would recommend starting by inspecting your tie rod ends for play and wear.
A low level of power steering fluid or a loose belt is a minor problem that you can fix easily. For a quick rundown on the different suspension and drive components you have in the front end of your car and the noises they can make please read our article about front end noises here: Hi, I have a 2004 Renault Clio and when i turn the steering wheel, once I start turning it back it makes a noticeable clicking noise… I have yet done anything to it, anyone know what they think the most probable cause is?2006 Acura TL (3G) Clicking Sound While Turning Steering Wheel in Park (Driver Side)
I bit the bullet and took the car to the shop. The grease that is inside the CV joint is permanent grease, there is no reason to replace the grease inside a CV joint unless the joint has been exposed to the elements. I checked the fluid and it is full to the brim. Hello, My car which is a Saturn vue 2008 constantly moans.
Thanks for your question about your 2001 Chevy Tahoe. Steering wheel, maybe? Or if you want to try and save some money you can just purchase the CV boot kit.
The second and more likely possibility is that the mechanic who put your new brake pads on did not properly lubricate the brake pad when they installed them.
That would make the pump hard to turn and the belt slip and squeal. You may also check your sway bar end links and mounts for deterioration, but they are less likely the problem.
All this usually leads to crunching or grinding noises while you are driving, especially at low speeds or while cornering. There is a rubber seal where the column goes through the firewall and that seal often can moan or rub as your turn the steering wheel. Do not compromise safety just because your car can still move normally.