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#1 (permalink) Old 06-10-2004, 09:19 PM
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i've had my 97 528i for a month now and i'm starting to notice the steering. when i first bought it, it needed a new ball joint and had a power steering leak. the steering is still stiffer than most other cars and i was wondering if all 528i's have a stiffer feel. Another recent problem is a sort of clicking in the steering wheel, especially when slightly turning the wheel left or right. i have no idea what this would be but thanks to anyone who can help...
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Steering isn't exactly luxurious, but it shouldn't be hard either. They designed it for road feel, not super easy turning.

If the noise is a type of scratching noise in the steering wheel area, it's probably the slip ring for the airbag and horn.
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