Re: Front end whine
I'd check the wheelbearings as well. PS pumps can fail, if you're not going through fluid and the fluid is clean (not too dark, or black). You can get a PS fluid flush done for around $30-50 depending on the shop. It'd be where I'd start. Dirty fluid can do terrible things.
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