Originally Posted by 328iM-Sport
I met with him as well. Same story: newly designed steering rack and column have been ordered from Germany. Should be here in a few weeks. Hopefully this does the trick.
I have a November 2012 build which already has the new rack and new column. I have zero vibration and no squeak when turning wheel (which just about every car I test drove had).
Keep in mind that November builds contain other revised parts in addition to the rack and column. See here: