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      08-30-2010, 04:36 PM   #1
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Noise while turning in reverse

I recently noticed in reverse, that when im backing up and turning there is a noise like a groan, coming from under the hood.

Im not sure if its from the steering column or something to do with the wheels. It happens only when the steering is in a certain turning position and im moving in reverse.

Any thoughts anyone?
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      08-30-2010, 05:54 PM   #2
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I seem to hv the same problem. dunno if that's normal.
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      09-02-2010, 10:10 AM   #3
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I have heard this before too. Do you have aftermarket wheels? I noticed that my wheels are so tight in the wheel well that they actually slightly rub on the wheel well near the oil cooler vent. I am not sure but maybe your wheel is rubbing as well.

That is all i have come up with so far...
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      09-07-2010, 01:10 PM   #4
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Nope...i have stock wheels...so im not sure why it happens...its also intermittent....so it doesnt happen all the time...

anyone else with this issue?
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      09-07-2010, 07:15 PM   #5
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It's probably just the power steering pump groaning.

It is pretty loud in comparison to other cars I have driven.

Try moving the wheel to full lock - if it sounds the same but louder, definitely PS.
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