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2006 Mercedes-Benz E350 Question: A/C makes wining noise when I turn my steering wheel

 

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AliJW, Jacksonville, FL, March 24, 2011, 10:00
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When I run my A/C I hear a wining noise in the steering as I turn the steering wheel righ and left. Do you know what this could be?

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    overbys from Overbys Inc, March 24, 2011, 12:09
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    could be a bad serpentine belt or just low on power
    steering fluid. be happy to check it for you on friday.
    service@overbys.net right here in jax

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    Visitor, March 25, 2011, 11:33

    Ok, Thanks! I can't bring it by on Friday but I'll look you up on the internet and give you a call to come up with another day. Thanks again!

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    March 24, 2011, 16:40
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    The power steering fluid leak is common on these. There is a seal ring between the reservoir and the pump which fails quite often. It takes a special P/S fluid, so do not put anything else in the reservoir. Since you are near Overbys I'd suggest to stop by there, he knows his trade for sure.

    Zee

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