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Old 10-29-2010, 01:10 PM
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Originally Posted by raleedy View Post
That sounds scary. If the sound and the sensation are coming from the steering wheel itself, I would suspect a defective "clock spring" - the piece that provides electrical contact between the wheel, as it moves, and the stationary part of the steering column. That happened to me once on a much older BMW, and actually caught the steering wheel and impeded its movement. Dangerous.
Thanks raleedy. It's hard to say. The sensation can be felt in the steering wheel but I guess it could come from a suspension component as well. Perhaps it's even something wrong with the new ars pump that reverberates through the steering.
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