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STEERING PROBLEM

2004 BMW X3 • 6 cylinder 2WD Automatic • 47,000 miles

2004 BMW X3 6 cyl Automatic 47,000 miles. Steering problem I hear a strange crackling sound when I turn my steering wheel to either a hard left or hard right. I'm usually going at a slow speed such as turning around. It is pretty loud. My car's body also sounds like an old wooden boat with the creaking sounds as well during the same situations.
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2CarPros-Archives
October 12, 2010.




The steering wheel issue sounds like the clock spring is getting a bit noisy, this should be covered by the warranty, if not the part #61-31-8-379-091 will be what you need. As to the creaking noises in the body of the car, there is a bulletin that addresses the issue and it involves replacement of all door seals and is a warranty item as well.

Tiny
2CarPros-Archives
Oct 12, 2010.


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