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      04-03-2014, 07:50 AM   #133
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My steering noise has come back now also. FFS BMW
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      04-03-2014, 04:12 PM   #134
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My steering noise has come back now also. FFS BMW
No it hasn't. Don't be daft.

It's merely the noises your e46 steering made as well. It's just that there are no hydraulics to mask it. Silly man.
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      09-18-2014, 09:48 PM   #135
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Anyone know if they've finally figured out how to fix this issue? Got a service coming up, wonder if I should mention the steering rack clunk or just continue to live with it...
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      09-19-2014, 12:51 AM   #136
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I finally convinced the dealers to replace the steering rack and that was done in July. Up to this date I have not experienced and further bumps/rattles through the steering (touch wood).

So hopefully it is fixed permanently.
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      09-19-2014, 11:30 AM   #137
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Anyone know if they've finally figured out how to fix this issue? Got a service coming up, wonder if I should mention the steering rack clunk or just continue to live with it...

Not in my case... i'm now fighting with BMW NA to figure something out... buy back or something
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      09-25-2014, 08:51 AM   #138
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2800 miles and yesterday I started hearing this same sound and feeling it sometimes.

I have service appointment next week to get it looked at.

Feeling annoyed.
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      09-25-2014, 09:08 PM   #139
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my steering makes like a rubbing noise if its in the top most position otherwise its fine.. any ideas ?
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      02-20-2015, 11:34 AM   #140
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Any update? Mine was built on September 2014 (F30 320d) , After 3000 km starting to have "cluck" noise over speed bump, I drove to dealer have checked the noise was coming from steering rack,They told me there is no solution for this so I send an E mail to BMW HQ they told me there is a update part number for the rack which is improvement ,but not any mention about the noise, now I am waiting a part from Germany, Anyone actually solved this problem? Somebody said the noise disappear after change the tire from RFT to normal tyre because of softer sidewall will absorb the force Anyone?
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      02-21-2015, 09:47 AM   #141
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Any update? Mine was built on September 2014 (F30 320d) , After 3000 km starting to have "cluck" noise over speed bump, I drove to dealer have checked the noise was coming from steering rack,They told me there is no solution for this so I send an E mail to BMW HQ they told me there is a update part number for the rack which is improvement ,but not any mention about the noise, now I am waiting a part from Germany, Anyone actually solved this problem? Somebody said the noise disappear after change the tire from RFT to normal tyre because of softer sidewall will absorb the force Anyone?
I'm surprised BMW hadn't fixed this issue.. Mine was built in 2012 and after one replacement rack and two steering columns, the thud and steering shudder was fixed. My best mate has since bought it off me and has just hit 30,000 with no noise return.
As for RFT I changed them out to non RFT and it made little or no difference. Save your money
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I'm surprised BMW hadn't fixed this issue.. Mine was built in 2012 and after one replacement rack and two steering columns, the thud and steering shudder was fixed. My best mate has since bought it off me and has just hit 30,000 with no noise return.
As for RFT I changed them out to non RFT and it made little or no difference. Save your money
I am glad to hear that, since when you fixed this problem? any part number for reference?, Thank you
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