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Steering wheel feels weightier turning left than when turning right

 
Old 12-01-2009, 03:23 PM
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Default Steering wheel feels weightier turning left than when turning right

I've noticed this before, but it's becoming a bit more prominent now. When I turn left, the steering wheel feels heavier than when I turn right. It almost seems like there's less power steering when I turn left.

I actually like the weightier feel of turning left, but it doesn't seem right when the steering wheel is unbalanced. Has anyone experienced this?

And I did consider the shape of the road (crowned roadway) and even on sections where the road isn't crowned, turning left still feels weightier.
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Old 12-02-2009, 10:22 AM
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Don't turn right?
(Sorry, I couldn't resist).
I've never heard this one before.
Take it to the dealer and ask them to check it out. Be prepared for "vehicle performs within factory specifications" though.
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must have checked tire pressures. right?
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Old 12-02-2009, 12:40 PM
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If you could figure out what's causing the higher weight/effort, duplicate it on both sides and post a DIY, you will be many an a4 owner's hero.

(I hope Audi is reading this.. Why does this excellent car with excellent front-end geometry/precision need so much assist? WHY?)
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If you could figure out what's causing the higher weight/effort, duplicate it on both sides and post a DIY, you will be many an a4 owner's hero.

(I hope Audi is reading this.. Why does this excellent car with excellent front-end geometry/precision need so much assist? WHY?)
DOes DIY stand for Do-It-Yourself? And I am actually really enjoying turning left right now, just so I get a better steering feel :P

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must have checked tire pressures. right?
I will do that right now.
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You're not a champion arm wrestler, are you?





(Sorry, I couldn't resist either!)
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Haha no way, but I've never seen anything like that.

And I'm left handed.
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