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Steering gets tight

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Old 04-12-2006, 03:35 AM
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Default Steering gets tight

Ok well i have had my 2002 Audi A6 3.0 for a few days now. LOVE IT!! now after some drive time the steering starts to get really tight, but its still turnable. Is it a problem? or is it common?
 
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Old 04-12-2006, 12:11 PM
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Default RE: Steering gets tight

I think I have noticed the same on my 05 a6 4.2. It doesn't get 'very tight' but sometimes it is tighter than I think it should be. I know there is a system that makes it tighter when speed gets higher to make it more stable on highways. But sometimes I feel the wheel is too tight to turn for a given conditions.

Would be greatful if anybody could shed some light on it as well...
 
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Old 04-12-2006, 03:09 PM
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Default RE: Steering gets tight

I had that problem on my '02 3.0 but it was accompanied by the power steering pump groaning. I flushed it and refilled, and it took care of both problems.
 
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