BMW Model Specific Forums. 6 Posts . I took my car to a non-certified BMW tech and he felt the problem was with the tie rods. Des it make any noise? Save Share. Brake and Front End Staff. Some owners of E38s, E39s and E53s may complain of a squealing, groaning or grinding noise when turning the steering wheel. Car still driving normally and smoothly. Each time you turn the wheel, the components of these systems are put under stress and this strain can wear them down after a while. Using a pry bar or other suitable tool, push up slightly on the pinion shaft dust cover (1, Fig. When stopped I can turn the steering wheel right and left, no noise. Situation: The customer may report a rubbing or scraping noise that occurs when turning the steering wheel from left to right. Likely issues: some sort of "lubricant" issue affecting the steering spindle. If the noise changes or is eliminated, proceed to step 2. Discussion Starter • #1 • Apr 9, 2010. The power steering pump was replaced. on. In May of 2008 the power steering hoses were leaking and had to be replaced. ... A forum community dedicated to all BMW owners and enthusiasts. I too, hear that knocking noise whenever I turn my steering wheel to the left or right when I am in a stationary postion or driving very slow, or hitting a small bump. Top 7 Reasons a Steering Wheel Makes Noise While Turning. If your steering wheel is making noise, check out the BMW Tech Tip. If the noise is coming from the steering shaft area, proceed as follows: 1. I had a friend turn my steering wheel, LEFT to RIGHT. Just noticed this in the last few days, since it has started turning pretty cold. While there are a number of components that can cause this type of noise, this bulletin is specifically related to those noises that occur directly at the steering … The tires look good, no unusual wear. Tires Are Out of Balance When your tires are out of balance, you will likely experience vibrations when you are driving between about 50 to 60 MPH, but they will smooth out as you drive faster. I then had to take the car in again 3 days later, because I couldn't turn the steering wheel at low speeds. I Have Noise When Turning Steering Wheel To The Left Or To The Right. May 10, 2006. I can do S turns at parking lot speed and no noise. 1) while someone turns the steering wheel. 2. By. If the noise does not change, proceed to step 5. 4 hrs and $320 later, the noise is gone (at least for now). BMW Tech Tip: Noise When Turning the Steering Wheel. Power Steering Pump Replacement I purchased my 2008 M6 in December of 2007. Just aware of a creaking type sensation/noise when turning the steering wheel left or right. Advertisement . In the steering wheel, it feels like there is tension when i hear the pop noise. ... A forum community dedicated to BMW E46, E90, and F30 owners and enthusiasts. 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