Steering Noise 93 90CS

Chris Newbold cnewbold at
Sat Sep 23 23:29:55 EDT 2000

From: <LRGreger at>
Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2000 7:32 PM

> Can anyone help me diagnose a steering noise on my wife's 93 90CS?  The
> is a squeak of varying duration and occurrence when turning the steering
> wheel.  It has existed for the year that we have had the car.  It occurs
> when turning the steering wheel, not when the wheel is held in a turned
> position.

If it's more a "rubber" squeak than a metallic squeak and most
noticeable when the car & weather are cool, it may be the
steering damper, which is basically a small shock absorber
mounted on the rack. Notorious for getting all noisy on
these cars, though I don't know if there are any other side-

1993 90CS 5spd 95k miles

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