That's typical of a sticking upper strut mount. Reach over one of the front tires and place your fingertips on the top of the coil spring, then have a helper slowly turn the steering wheel. You should feel the spring turn smoothly with the wheel. If the upper mount is binding you'll feel the spring wind up and go under tension, then suddenly snap free. That's the mount that is sticking.
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Thursday, August 4th, 2011 AT 7:08 PM