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Old 03-12-2013, 07:27 PM   #1
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Steering wheel play and knock

My steering wheel has a good 1" of play in it and it makes a knocking noise when turning. Is this the flexible joint?
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:56 PM   #2
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Yes it is. Check out this post.

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=974356
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Old 03-13-2013, 09:31 AM   #3
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Yes, your steering guibo. About $50, but well worth changing.
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It could be, but most likely if you have large amounts of play you have a rotted balljoint. I recommend seeing the suspension link in my sig. hit the back button, see the rest of the links--do it all!
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