Originally Posted by valcor535
@ 30,000 miles the noise got stronger, took it back to the dealer and today I was told a steering rack has been ordered and will be installed next week... This time I took a mechanic with me on a test drive and he heard it and felt it when driving it. will see how it feels next week.
I was going to denote the idea... maybe it's the "hydraulic steering system", but you've already mentioned it. Hope you resolve the issue or receive comforting info about it at least. Keep us updated please.