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      02-03-2013, 10:11 PM   #10

Drives: 328i
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Melbourne

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Originally Posted by digitallust View Post
The best way to replicate would be with car turn off completely, sit in drivers seat and slowly rock the steering wheel from left to right, and you can hear a loud and quite obtrusive noise from the steering rack, both inside and out of the car.
I tested this for curiosity's sake. I don't feel I've experienced any issues, but when the car is off, and I turn the steering wheel, I hear a clunking noise, but whilst driving I don't experience any thuds or vibrations when turning - when going over a pothole, I hear a thud, but think that's more the suspension making the noise.

Not sure if maybe this dry steering test is maybe normal? Or maybe its a different noise I'm hearing.