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Old 12-11-2012, 09:16 AM   #1
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Squeaky Steering

I've been hearing more and more squeaking coming from the upper steering column since the days have been getting colder and colder.

Is this a simple problem that I can fix, or is it an indication of something more difficult? I was thinking steering fluid, but I've never heard noise coming from this high up in the column before when fluid was low.

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Old 12-11-2012, 09:19 AM   #2
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Easy fix. Buy an aerosol can of white lithium grease & spreay the steering wheel shaft where it passes through its rubber boot located on the firewall. Spray both sides & work it in all the way. This will cure it for at least several years. Using WD-40 will only fix it for several days until it evaporates.

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Old 12-11-2012, 11:37 AM   #3
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Great, thanks for the info!

I'll give it a whirl this weekend.
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Old 12-13-2012, 09:35 PM   #4
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Easy fix. Buy an aerosol can of white lithium grease & spreay the steering wheel shaft where it passes through its rubber boot located on the firewall. Spray both sides & work it in all the way. This will cure it for at least several years. Using WD-40 will only fix it for several days until it evaporates.
Did this today, and it solved the issue. I also used it on my squeaky rear door hinges, and a little on a whiny belt. Fixed all of them immediately!

Thanks again for the tip!
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