I have the same problem. But it only happens in the cold, and after I have accelerated hard right after starting (when the engine is real cold). The power steering groans, there seems to be an odor, and my mileage gets whacked. If I shut off the car for a moment, the problem is still there. If I let it sit for a while, the problem goes away. Have you got any answers on this yet?
Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 AT 9:07 PM