Why is my Kia making a screaming noise?

Tiny
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  • 2002 KIA SPORTAGE
  • 75,000 MILES

My 2002 Kia Sportage makes a screaming noise when moving. Thought it was the power steering pump and had it replaced, but the noise is still there and even louder now. Could it be the brakes?

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Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 AT 3:29 PM

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Tiny
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Noise present at idle?
Noise go up with engine RPM?
Location of noise?

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Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 AT 3:38 PM
Tiny
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The noise is not present at idle. The noise is there no matter what speed. The noise seems to be coming mostly from right front area.

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Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 AT 4:32 PM
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Jack up front end inspect right wheel turn by hand see if noise is present. Does noise change during braking?

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Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 AT 4:41 PM
Tiny
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Noise stops when you come to a complete stop but starts again as soon as you accelerate. I will have to have my husband turn the wheel as he has the car right now. He knows nothing about cars, he is an artist, I probably know more about cars then he does. Lol

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Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 AT 5:02 PM
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Maybe pads rubbing on rotor

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Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 AT 5:08 PM
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Is that expensive to fix?

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Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 AT 5:13 PM
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If rotor not damaged @$100

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Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 AT 5:32 PM
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Thank you so much. Wish I could get my money back that I paid for a new power steering pump that the mechanic said would fix the problem. When it didn't he said it was the driveshaft, which we just had a brand new one put in by Kia 2 years ago.

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Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 AT 5:40 PM
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What happened?

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Thursday, July 12th, 2012 AT 8:44 PM

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