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Unread 12-03-2003, 10:02 PM   #1
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Steering Wheel Squeak

Looking for some info no a Noise I just started noticing since it started getting COLDER here. Seems everytime I make a hard right or left turn my Steering Wheel is creaking or squeaking. Doesn't seem like a big problem. Checked Fluids and everything looks fine. It actually sounds like it is coming from the inside of the Jeep. Any Ideas? not sure if this is a easy fix or not. Thanx.


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Unread 12-03-2003, 10:05 PM   #2
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Spray the steering shaft with a silicone lubricant where it passes through the rubber bushing in the firewall. Spray it from the passenger-compartment side. This is a common problem that the silicone will fix, at least for several years when it will need to be done again.
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Unread 12-03-2003, 10:06 PM   #3
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Yeah my 97 is doing the same thing. I was gonna post the same question yesterday but forgot. I'm not worrying about it too much, unless somebody else says otherwise.

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Unread 12-03-2003, 11:24 PM   #4
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Do exactly what Jerry says and you will have no more squeak. Nothing will be harmed if you don't get around to lubing it anytime soon.
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