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2007 Jeep Patriot Question: power steering

 

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chuchie, Nyack, NY, March 27, 2011, 03:52
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my steering wheel creaks when I turn it, is it the fluid being low?

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    torque wrench from Stewart's Auto Repair LLC, March 27, 2011, 07:47
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    creaking sounds, don't sound like power steering fluid issue. These models had service issues with the steeiring column. Clock spring, making noise when wheel turned left and right. And loose steering column near the floor requiring a shim kit. I would contact your dealer for this problem.

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    Visitor, March 27, 2011, 15:32

    thank you, this vehicle has been a nightmare and I cannot wait to get it off my hands. Any help is valuble so thanks again.

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