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Steering Wheel hangs slightly to the right

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by ghost.s3, May 12, 2009.

  1. ghost.s3

    ghost.s3 Member

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    I know this really shouldn't bother me, but it does. My steering wheel hangs ever so slightly to the right when I'm going absolutely straight. And if I position it so that it's centered, the car goes slightly left. Does anyone else have this issue? Or is it a wheel balance / alignment issue?
     
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  3. kevandalice

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    get your wheels aligned and make sure they lock the wheel in the centre position
     
  4. ghost.s3

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    Cool - thanks. Will do.
    Cheers bro
     
  5. A3Tom

    A3Tom Smell my finger.

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    By other halfs TT does this and it bugs the hell out of me. I keep telling her to take it in and get sorted but she never does......grrrr.

    Real pet hate of mine!.
     
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    I have this issue i have had all my wheels alligned and balanced still same problem! its since i got it lowered but i have bigger issues with the engine blowing up so dont really care about it at the moment as driving it but advice would help
     
  7. A3Tom

    A3Tom Smell my finger.

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    If I'd had the wheels aligned then I'd be popping the steering wheel off and moving it round a spline or so.
     
  8. kevandalice

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    yeah just thought of this, it would have to be more than half a spline's degrees out though (IYKWIM) to improve the situation

    edit to say: But this might have an effect on the steering angle sensor's readings (although it would probably be a negligable effect)
     
  9. [Dave B]

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    I wouldn't recommend adjusting the steering wheel as you're not solving the root cause of the problem. Best bet is sto get your wheels balanced and aligned by a pro, its surprising how many companies do it wrong/badly.
     

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