STEERING WHEEL NOISES

2004 BMW X3

Tiny

pamers4

December, 16, 2007 AT 6:13 AM

Steering problem
2004 BMW X3 6 cyl All Wheel Drive Automatic 47000 miles

I hear a strange crackling sound when I turn my steering wheel to either a hard left or hard right. I am ususally 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 creeking sounds as well during the same situations.

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1 Answer

Tiny

Dr. Hagerty

December, 16, 2007 AT 12:36 PM

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. Happy Holidays

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