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Question 06 Civic Hybrid - Power steering making noise when turning - MPG unaffected

Hey everyone

Got an 06 Civic Hybrid with 90k miles and my power steering is starting to make noise. It makes a groaning noise when the wheel is turned and the car is moving. (no noise when going straight, or when the wheel is turned when stationary) Gas mileage doesn't seem affected by it and there's no change in "felt" steering. No grinding or scraping and no warning lights on dash.

The hybrids have an electric/mechanical power steering system so there is no fluid to check.
So I'm guessing its steering rack or struts.

Has anyone else experienced and fixed this?

I really like this car and hope to drive it for many more years.

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