2008 Chevrolet Impala - Squeals

Sometimes my car wants to make a slight “squealing” noise (about like a windshield wiper on a half-dry windshield) when I have the wheels cramped to get in a parking place. I did have to add some steering fluid and it did help some–but still does it occasionally and the fluid is topped off. Any Ideas will be appreciated.

If this thing still has the original serpentine belt that would be the first thing to check .


Don’t stress the steering system in that manner and you won’t need to pay for replacing the rack and pinion gear, the pump or the tie rod ends due to premature failure.

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Yes , and the extra 6" you turn the wheel does not make your front wheel turn sharper, they can’t go past the stops, you are just putting incredible strain on everything.