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MB Paul, Mercedes Technician
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Experience:  Qualified Mercedes Benz Diagnostic Technician - 20+ years experience - Workshop Foreman for Mercedes
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My cat makes a loud squeaking noise when I turn the steering

Customer Question

my cat makes a loud squeaking noise when I turn the steering wheel, it is coming from the front right side. In addition it smells very hot when I get out of my car and i can see smoke some times
JA: Do you have power steering? Have you checked the power steering fluid?
Customer: no I have not checked that
JA: What is the model/year of your Mercedes?
Customer: 2009 c300
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I would love to fix it my self if it is not a huge deal, if not then I need to save up to have it repaired at the dealer
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: I need to know about what it would cost to repair by a certified mechanic
JA: I'm not sure of the exact price, but there's only a $5 deposit. The rest of the price information will be on the page I send you to.
Customer: deposit?
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Mercedes Mechanic about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  cloe0626 replied 3 months ago.

you have power steering correct

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Expert:  cloe0626 replied 3 months ago.

it only happens when you turn right

Expert:  cloe0626 replied 3 months ago.

is it a high pitched squeek are a grinding sound