2007 Mazda 2 1.2 Loud noise when steering

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king2
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Loud noise when steering
Nov 6, 2013 (6 years ago)
My Sisters mazda 2 has just started making a loud noise when the steering wheel is turned. The power steering seems to be working fine. please see video

www.4shared.com/video/nAjkvTNy/MOV00107.html

Car: Mazda 2
Variant: 1.2
Year: 2007
Category: Leaks & Noises
Recalls: Mazda 2 Recalls
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whittingehame
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Nov 6, 2013 (6 years ago)
Sure it's not the alternator making the noise ?
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king2
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Nov 6, 2013 (6 years ago)
well the noise is only present when the steering wheel is turned so I presumed it was the power steering
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whittingehame
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Nov 6, 2013 (6 years ago)
You may well be right , could try loading the alternator by putting on heater . headlights , heated rear window and see if it affects noise .Sounds like pump noise .
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