My 2009 Honda Ridgeline has been making weird whirring noises when turning . The noises have been coming from the power steering. Should I get the power steering fixed right away, or will it last a while longer even if it is making whirring noises. I don't want the power steering to stop working in the middle of the road so should I get it fixed right away or will it last.

Any help would be appreciated.

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    Have you checked the fluid level? – Moab Oct 15 '19 at 15:08

I had a 1990 Honda Accord that had a very similar problem. It would often make a squealing/whirring noise when turning at intersections. The noise sounded like it was coming from the other side of the dashboard, near the power steering components.

I finally checked, and the power steering fluid was low. Filled it up to the correct level with the proper fluid, and the noise went away and never came back.

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    While this may work for the mean time, the thing to think about here is why was it low in the first place? ... The power steering is "basically" a closed system, meaning it doesn't use fluid. If you had to replace fluid, the car lost it somehow. – Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 Oct 15 '19 at 21:06
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    I had the dealership replace the fluid and it works with no whiring noise! – Atticus Denewmont Oct 16 '19 at 18:17

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