1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Screeching noise

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by physk, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. physk

    physk Member

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2011
    Messages:
    34
    Likes Received:
    0
    Got an Audi a4 1.9tdi

    makes a sharp grumbling noise when you full lock the steering wheel either way

    any ideas budds?
     
  2. Advert Guest Advertisement


  3. swarcup

    swarcup Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2009
    Messages:
    1,326
    Likes Received:
    40
    Check your power steering fluie level, they do this when its below level. Best place to start
     
  4. kujo

    kujo New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2011
    Messages:
    17
    Likes Received:
    0
    If not it could be the alternator pulley! I had this recently and mine had seized. The garage replaced this and the belt and I think it was about £180 as they had to take the alternator out to replace the pulley due to a lack of space in the engine bay.
     
  5. chrisash32

    chrisash32 Member

    Joined:
    Nov 10, 2009
    Messages:
    573
    Likes Received:
    1
    Exacaly the same as me. After a while mine got worse and was even doing under normal steering.. So i had it replaced yesterday :)

    Replaced the alternator pulley and also the AUX Belt + AUX Belt Tensioner.

    All working fine again now :)
     
  6. mattyboyc

    mattyboyc B6 Veteran
    Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group Audi Sport Owner Group TDi

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2009
    Messages:
    1,854
    Likes Received:
    170
    I've had the same on mine,it also squealed when you backed off the throttle that turned out to be the air-con pump bearing had seazed.
     

Share This Page