Humming Noise when making U-turns

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Old 05-10-07, 08:12 PM
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Cool Humming Noise when making U-turns

I have a 2004 VW Jetta 2.0L Manual transmission that is in pristine condition at 18k miles. I however notice that when I make U-turns on both right and left turn, there's a humming noise that comes on for the duration of the tight turn. It is a practically new car and I know the cv axle boots are in great condition. I checked the power steering oil and it is at the correct level. Is there any explanation for this from the good experts here? I want to know what is wrong if anything before I head to the dealer since the warranty is still good. However, I am less enthusiastic about them tinkering with something if I cannot even tell what it is myself because the car really is functioning very well and handles exceptionally well.

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Old 05-10-07, 08:35 PM
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If it only happens at full throw on the steering I don't think I would lose any sleep over it. When you crank the steering all the way to the lock it puts a little extra strain on the system,
 
 

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