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Old 01-04-2013, 08:44 PM
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I just noticed that I get a squealing noise when turning left at slow speeds. It may be happening at higher speeds, but I can't hear it. I'm leaning toward the power steering pump, since I have had to add fluid before and once not too long ago, it acted like I had no power steering when I was backing out of a parking space.

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Are you sure that squeal isn't the accessory drive belt?
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I'm pretty sure it's not the belt. Belt looks good and is tight with no noise, but I'll probably replace it anyway since I don't know the last time it was replaced.

Truck is at 102,000 miles, so I'm saving money up to get new plugs, wires, distributor, etc.
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