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1991 Honda Prelude Question: squealing when turning wheel to left



joycey, 2.1L 4 Cylinder, Manassas, VA, August 29, 2010, 08:56

when i make a left turn i get a high squealing noise and the steering gets tight like i have no power steering

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    Visitor, January 04, 2011, 03:08

    Cause - The "squealing noise" you describe is most likely a loose power steering belt. As you turn a greater load is placed on the power steering pump as it must work harder to pump fluid. A loose belt would explain the sudden loss of power steering as well as the noise you are hearing.
    Solution - Tighten your power steering pump belt.

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