STEERING COLUMN MAKES RUBBING NOISE WHEN HOT

  • Tiny
  • Terrysanderson
  • 2005 FORD 500
  • 61,000 MILES

When driving in hot weather for awhile the steering column makes a rubbing noise. Had a mechanic check it and he said that there were bubbles in the steering pump and that the oil was pink instead of red.
What do I need to do to fix this. Thank you for your help.
Terry

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Thursday, September 29th, 2011 AT 3:26 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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There are upper and lower jacket bearings in the column for support. They made need some lubrication ot quiet them down. This repair is best left to a shop familiar with steering column repairs.

Roy

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Thursday, September 29th, 2011 AT 3:36 PM

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