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Stiff steering wheel

yummymummy Jan 20, 2013

  1. yummymummy

    yummymummy Member

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    HI EVERYONE,
    NEED SOME ADVICE ON MY AUDI TT STEERING WHEEL ITS VERY STIFF IT DON'T FEEL LIKE A POWER STEERING WHEEL. I WONDER IF SOMEBODY HAD THE SAME PROBLEM AND COULD ADVICE ME ON IT. THANK YOU YOUR TIME
     
  2. ShaunS3

    ShaunS3 Yorkshire & Humber Rep. Regional Rep VCDS Map User

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    Could be anything from a low/flat tyre to a power steering pump failure.

    How old is the car?
    Is it making any unusual noises?
    Does the steering also feel notchy?

    Shaun.
     
  3. yummymummy

    yummymummy Member

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    THANK YOU FOR YOUR REPLY
    THE CAR IS 1999 AUDI TT
    NO NOISE
    THE TYRES ARE FINE
     
  4. ShaunS3

    ShaunS3 Yorkshire & Humber Rep. Regional Rep VCDS Map User

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    I would start by checking if there is any fluid in the PAS reservoir and go from there. If it has lost all its fluid, there could be a leak in the system somewhere which would cause the system to lose its pressure and create the heavy steer feeling.....almost like trying to drive a train around corners.
     
  5. gen.heinz guderian

    gen.heinz guderian Well-Known Member

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    Power steering or Top mount bearings broken up.
     
  6. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    This is probably related to your other thread with cluster showing loads of lights, get it on vcds.

    Also tone the text down with caps lock of please.
     
  7. yummymummy

    yummymummy Member

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    so many ppl have problems with caps lock :asskicking:
     
  8. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Ye its really hard pressing that caps lock button huh :whistle2:
     
  9. yummymummy

    yummymummy Member

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  10. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    :no: :slapped:
     

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