I've got a 1991 Dodge Spirit, 4-spd auto, 151K that has only one
problem.....there is a loud groaning noise coming from the steering column
when the steering wheel is turned either way. It happens when the car is
standing still, or moving, and is especially worse when the ambient
temperature is lower...the colder the outside temperature, the louder the
noise. The noise is isolated to the steering column, there is no noise
coming from the steering pump itself.
Is there any easy way to lubricate the column, or anywhere else that will
help? Would a silicone-type aeresol spray work?