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Posted: 1/14/2015 7:55:00 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/14/2015 7:57:06 PM EST by Aeronauticsrock]
Got a new 2015 Jeep GC WK2 about 2 months ago. 2,700 miles.

While accelerating in a right turn, there is intermittent buzzing / vibration. It's almost like a tire rubbing on a fender, but at a higher frequency. (Nothing rubbing that I can tell). It seems to be coming from the front left of the car / behind the steering wheel.

Its related to wheel speed, not engine speed (can't do it in park).

Only on right turns. It also only happens if you're accelerating - coasting through a turn is no problem. You can even stop, turn the wheel, and step on the gas and it will do it.

Thanks for any ideas!
Link Posted: 1/14/2015 8:45:39 PM EST
power steering pump
Link Posted: 1/14/2015 10:46:39 PM EST
Yeah, I checked PS fluid (It was fine). Its not really a whining noise though. I know the GC has a weird PS system - no mechanical connection to hydraulics or something like that.
Link Posted: 1/18/2015 10:48:04 PM EST
If you can replicate it take it back to dealer
Link Posted: 1/19/2015 12:07:07 AM EST
Electric power steering noise
Link Posted: 1/19/2015 2:37:56 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/19/2015 2:39:36 PM EST by Stitches1974]
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Originally Posted By splitbolt:
Electric power steering noise
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This, unless it's a V8. Is it a V8 OP? I'm assuming it's a V8 as you said you checked the fluid. The V6 has an electric unit and no fluid to check.
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