Whistling sound upon turning steering wheel (GC 2003)

Folks,
Since my Jeep dealer adjusted off-centered steering wheel on my 2003 GC, the steering wheel started making whistling sound more apparent when turning the
wheel. What's weird is that the noise seems to go away sometimes, if I turn off the engine and restart. Any idea what might have gone wrong? Thanks in advance.
Charlie (remove xxx if emailing)
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Charlie did pass the time by typing:

The wheel is making a whistling sound?? or is it coming from elsewhere. First thing I'd check is the PS fluid.
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Thank you. That was a quick response. :-)
To clarify, I think that the sound itself is coming into passenger compartment from the engine compartment. When I open up hood and try to listen where it's coming from, it's hard to tell other than it seems to be from right side of engine compartment, looking down from the front of GC, since all other parts making sound at the same time. PS fluid is almost at maximum line and relatively clean. The whistling noise sounded like air leaking out or being sucked in with hood open.
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Hmm.. did you check all the seals around the door and hood just in case they got knocked loose?
It could just be "a Jeep thing". You should hear the whistle my engine makes. :)
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Thanks for trying to help me.
FYI, I went to a Jeep dealership and it turned out to be a power steering pump somehow sucking in air. It will get replaced tomorrow under warranty.
Also, in trying to find what might be an issue, I came across the following item on the Internet. Hope this helps for some other folks who might have similar problem.
-Charlie
"Steering noise. Some owners of 2002-03 Grand Cherokees may complain about an annoying moan or whine when they turn the steering wheel. Jeep says the cause of the ruckus could be something as simple as contact between the high-pressure and low-pressure lines at the steering gear. Repositioning the lines is all it takes to quell the noise. To home in on the diagnosis, have a buddy in the shop get in the vehicle while you get it up in the air. With the engine running, have him turn the steering lock-to-lock while you listen for the noise. If the noise is evident, focus on the two lines at the point just above where they enter the steering gear. If it looks like they're kissin' cousins, spray some engine degreaser on the connections to remove dirt, road grime and other debris. Now loosen the lines and reposition them so you have at least .125 inch of clearance between the two hoses. Tighten the connections to 17 ft-lb, drop the truck and you're done with the repair."

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