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Volvo V70 Steering column noise...

Volvo V70 Problem
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Model Year Affected: 2004

Average Mileage: 62,000 mi (60,000 mi - 64,000 mi)

  •  Rookie

    When turning the steering wheel, particularly ie in parking lot, slow driving (don't notice on fwy) there is a very clear binding/almost grinding noise from immediately behind the steering wheel and under the dash. Does not seem to be beyond firewall. I don't know how else to describe. I just recently aquired the car, the noise was not there for the first month. In that time I have replaced the upper strut mounts/bushings.
    Any help will be appreciated. Please/thank you.

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  •  Master

    There can be several things, but an inspection of the steering shaft should find the issue. It may just be the rubber boot at the firewall is dislodged. Have someone turn the steering wheel while listening for the noise.

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