Bad clunking sound when I turn the wheel on 1990 Audi 80

When I turn the wheel to the right or left there is a horrible clunking sound and the wheel jerks. What might this be?

by in Union Grove, WI on February 09, 2009
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2 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by , February 10, 2009
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!
ANSWER by , February 10, 2009
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.
COMMENT by , December 23, 2010
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