Mercedes-Benz E430 Problem Report

Mercedes-Benz E430 Squeak in Steering Column Due to Rubber Boot or Seal

(16 reports)

A squeak from the steering column is often related to a rubber boot in the column or a seal in the power steering rack.

The squeak is more like a rubbing sound when you turn the steering wheel -
when turning the steering wheel in anyd directionI notice a squeak from the steering column. I put my ear to it and it sounds like its comming from the boot. Its sounds kike a material to material contact -
Rubbing noise when turning coming from steering column. Never has been fixed. -
Steering column squeaks when turning -
Squeaking noise when parking -
1. Squeak from the steering column. Unresolved. 2. Brake Light Switch failed. ABS Warning came on & I had to use a ballpoint pen to shift gears out of Park. I removed it myself with a $25 aftermarket one and problems cleared. Less than 15 minutes to put in a new switch. -
Sqeaking or rubbing noise when turning steering wheel. -
This appears to only happen during winter months. It goes away once warm. I have just lived with it. -
rubbing scrubbing sound especially in during the winter months. -
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