Squeak From Steering Column While Turning on Dodge Charger

Problem Description and Possible Solution

A squeak may be heard from the base of the steering column while turning the steering wheel. The noise may be coming from the lower seal on the steering shaft. Lubrication of the seal will commonly correct this problem.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 71,791 (12,897–170,600)
8 model years affected: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, more2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
69 people reported this problem
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Loud squeaking noise when turning the wheel either left or right. Doesn't just happen when it is cold outside. The car's been to the dealer twice for this issue and the squeak still comes back.
squeeky noise comming from the steering wheel.when i turn it
Same issue... steering wheel squeaks in certain positions while turning... very annoying on a new car. Took it to the dealership and they looked at me like they had never heard of the problem before and apparently it's quite a popular problem.....
In the early morning (especially during cold weather), I hear a squeaking noise coming from my steering wheel as I turn it. Not sure of the cause to this problem.
My car squeaks when turning left or right and a clunk when going over dips.Is lubing replacing column gasket a relatively inexpensive do it your self.I have a warranty but it has a $100.00 deductible where I bought it used don't want to spend a 100 bucks to have them squirt some lube.
Overnight everything is squeaking ,when I turn the wheel right to left also standing still just push car up and by rocking also produces a squeak I am being told that the ball joints are the cause.I have not not taken to dealer since my 100,000 mile warranty expired before the 100,000 since 6 years came first.I just replaced some front end products at a cost of over 800.00 and replaced all for tires.Just a note my radiator has blown off the top hose twice at idle and second time cost me a new radiator.
Squeaking noise when turning very loud
I have had a severe squeak for a while when turning the car and going over bumps. I thought replacing the lower control arm would fix it seeing as the bushings were worn and cracked. The noise seems to come on after I have been driving for about 15 minutes. I can hear it by the front wheel on the drivers side.
My steering wheel is doing the same thing but not always... I wonder if its bad fluid or the steering pump?
When turning the steering wheel, hearing grounding like sounds
It takes about 4min for the car to heat up, but before it does a bad smell comes out from the ventilation. This bothers me
Squeaks when turning the wheel at very low speeds.
While turning left and loud grinding noise inside of car
I have this problem too. Mostly whenever I have to back out of my garage (I have to turn the wheel right, left, right and straight to get out and down the drive in reverse.
Same as others have loud squealing noise whenever turn steering wheel. Went to dealer several times no change!
I have a 2014 charger R/T with this same problem. I only hear it once a day when I'm backing out of the driveway.
gear winding sound when turning vehicle.
I had the air bag replaced , drivers side. A recall. The dealer noted it. Yet to repair. It was recent . I have 125,450 miles on my charger. It has that same noise.
Car squeaks bad when i turn or hit a bump..had struts..ball joints and lower and upper control arms..and it still squeaks..was told i need a steering colon..that cost over $2000 dodge chargers suck
passenger front window will not go up, all others are fine.