Step 2: Spray WD-40 Here

- Spray WD-40 on the indicated area
- Twist wheel as far to the left as possible then as far to the right as possible, the squeaking (squawking?) wheel should get better after a few turns of the wheel.
- If it doesn't get better after several revolutions verify that the squeaking is coming from around where you just sprayed, then repeat #1 and #2...
<p>You just saved me alot of anger. Thanks a ton for the post.</p>
I'm a 65 year old Gma. I just bought this car and the noise was really getting on my nerves. God bless you.
I'm so happy I could help-enjoy your new and improved car!! :D
Thank you very much for this solution. I sprayed some KW Knock'er Loose penetrant followed by a light packing of SynPower synthetic grease and the results were immediate. You saved me 375.00 my mechanic wanted to repair it. <br>Thanks again TMonkey
Excellent. had some silicon spray handy and took about a week to get right into it, but no noise now (have put up with it for 2 years)
Very good &quot;trick&quot;. I had tried several other things over a period of time and nothing worked. In 2-3 minutes I eliminated the problem. Thanks
TY for your TY-motivates me to post more :D<br>Hopefully you used The Teflon or silicone spray that a previous poster recommended, the WD-40 worked for a few weeks but it came back while the silicone spray is still holding strong! Cheers and keep up the DIY!
Thanks a lot.<br>I had the same problem, and now it's perfect!
I have a 2003 Toyota Camry XLE and my steering wheel squeeks too. I also have a problem when I make a wide left turn the steering wheel will stick. It will only stick occasionally and only on wide left turns. I have taken it to a mechanic but they can't figure it out. The power steering fluid was flushed and that seemed to help for a little while.<a href="http://www.motorhunter.net/carblog">Toyota cars</a>
This is a great instructable for a very common Toyota problem. But WD-40 isn't the best stuff to use on rubber. In a few years it will turn into this gummy substance. We use silicone spray at our Toyota dealership. Silicone won't harm the rubber on the boot. Great work finding the source of the noise though!

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