Mercedes-Benz E430 Problem Report
Mercedes-Benz E430 Squeak in Steering Column Due to Rubber Boot or Seal
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 - Visitor
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 - Visitor
Rubbing noise when turning coming from steering column. Never has been fixed. - Visitor
Steering column squeaks when turning - Visitor
Squeaking noise when parking - Visitor
the squeaking sound occurred as early as 15K mileage when i turned the wheel. the dealer replaced the entire column at no cost to me with warranty but within 2 months, about 20K mileage, the problem resurfaced again. the dealer wanted to replace the column again (again at warranty at no cost to me) but i declined and decided to let the problem stand. the car is 153K mileage, still squeaking noises. - Visitor
have not fixed it yet - I hope someone can show me how to fix it - - Visitor
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. - Visitor
Sqeaking or rubbing noise when turning steering wheel. - Visitor
This appears to only happen during winter months. It goes away once warm. I have just lived with it. - Eddie J
rubbing scrubbing sound especially in during the winter months. - Julesy2k
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