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1990 Audi 80 Question: Bad clunking sound when I turn the wheel

 

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Audi 80, Union Grove, WI, February 09, 2009, 18:43
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When I turn the wheel to the right or left there is a horrible clunking sound and the wheel jerks. What might this be?

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    munkyrench February 10, 2009, 12:20
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    Ball Joint, Steering rack suspension? Whatever it is it sounds dangerous and you should take it in to get it looked at and not drive the car!

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    spyder February 10, 2009, 22:14
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    the strut bearings can "bind" , the steering rack can loosen at it's mountings .....
    open the hood , have someone turn the steering wheel as you describe and take a careful look before going any further.

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    Visitor, December 23, 2010, 00:13

    The stering wheel lock is difect, you need to take the all part and install a newone, I have the same problem, the part is realy hard to find so good loock, I still looking for the part. Chec the recall for the car. that what they said

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