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Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by Sulli79, Feb 11, 2013.

  1. Sulli79
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    Sulli79 Active Member

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    [TD]I Know a few people have had steering issues, has anybody tried this?

    Adjusting power-assisted steering box

    Adjusting power-assisted steering box
    Two mechanics are required for adjustment, which is to be performed with engine switched off.
    • [SIZE=-1]‒ [/SIZE]Raise vehicle on lifting platform.
    • [SIZE=-1]‒ [/SIZE]Wheels in straight ahead position.
    • [SIZE=-1]‒ [/SIZE]Turning steering wheel back and forth (roughly 30°about centre axis) produces a rattling noise in the event of excessive steering play.
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    • [SIZE=-1]‒ [/SIZE]→ Have second mechanic carefully screw in adjusting screw (arrow) until rattling noise disappears inside vehicle.
    • [SIZE=-1]‒ [/SIZE]Perform test drive.
    • [SIZE=-1]‒ [/SIZE]After manoeuvring/cornering, make sure steering returns automatically and smoothly to straight ahead position. Correct setting if necessary.
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  2. Bradderz_1988
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    Bradderz_1988 Dont replace it, Upgrade it !!

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    Good shout !!!
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    I'm away with work so been looking through the manual while i'm bored, saw this and thought it might be good to try
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