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Groaning while turning

Discussion in 'General Chevy & GM Tech Questions' started by SungloHeritage, Mar 28, 2009.

  1. SungloHeritage

    SungloHeritage New Member

    I have a 2000 silverado 2500 4x4 w/ 6.0L motor. I just got done replacing the drivers side bearing hub assembly because I noticed grease getting slung in my wheel well and a groan while in a turn. The half shaft boots were in tact and when I took out the old assembly I could tell that the grease was indeed coming from the assembly. I took it for a test drive and I still have a groan in a turn, it sounds like it is on the drivers side. Could the half shaft bearings be going out or can I be getting fooled and it's the passenger side. I plan on getting it up on a jack again tomorrow and checking the passenger side by grabbing the top of the tire and push/pull. Thanks
  2. Crawdaddy

    Crawdaddy Moderator Staff Member Platinum Contributor 1000 Posts

    could it be the power steering pump? my power steering pump on both my suburban and bronco whine like a little ninny-baby every time I cut the wheel to full lock. Seems to be pretty common. Give it a listen
  3. Z71_guy

    Z71_guy New Member 1000 Posts

    kind of sounds like power steering, make sure your fluid is full and go from there
  4. SungloHeritage

    SungloHeritage New Member

    It's not the pump. If I'm in a turn and hear the sound I can stop...and the sound stops. If I go slower or faster in the turn the sounds corosponds the same.
  5. Darstedly

    Darstedly New Member

    My 1998 Suburban groans on tight turns in 4 wheel drive. Diff lock?

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