2000 Ford Taurus Q&A
2000 Ford Taurus Question: Steering wheel noise
The steering wheel makes a dry sounding noise every time I turn the steering wheel and it seem's to get worse over time. the steering fluid level is good every time I checked it. Could it be a tye rod or a ball joint going out? Is it dangerous to drive? - Visitor
It's hard to say if the car is safe to drive or not without being able to do some tests or experience the problem first hand. It could be a bad tie rod end or ball joint. The Ford power steering pumps are always noisier than other car manufacturers. It's safest to get it checked out even by a tire shop and see what they think is wrong. - patrick mannion
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While steering, if you hear a clunk or a rattle, or if you experience premature tire wear, this could indicate the inner tie rod ends are loose or worn and will require replacement.
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