[s-cars] Steering Rack Replacement
joe.pizzimenti at gmail.com
Mon May 23 07:16:07 EDT 2005
I'm pretty sure he said "groaning", not "moaning".
But in any event, a fluid flush isn't a bad idea.
On 5/21/05, Tom Green <trgreen at comcast.net> wrote:
> 8 years? I don't think you have a problem, other than thinking maybe
> one of Pizzo's dates is in your car. :-)
> I just wanted to indicate that it's probably the pump making the noise.
> There may be a restriction in a line or filter where some foreign
> is slowing return of fluid to the pump, or internally in the pump.
> a fluid change and filter cleaning can help this.
> Tom '95 S6
> On May 21, 2005, at 9:11 AM, manuel wrote:
> >> Pump cavitation from low fluid supply or worn pump. Cavitation is
> >> pump destruction in the making and will not take long.
> >> Tom '95 S6
> >> I have an occasional groan (whoob ... whoob ... whoob) from mine at
> >> low speed when returning to center from a turn. Fluid is clean, no
> >> leaks. Is this a failing rack symptom?
> >> Rich
> > I have always suspected I've been on borrowed time, and I hope the
> > BMW gods
> > are kinder than the Audi gods, but my E30 325iX has had a groaning
> > rack,
> > (think Chewbacca) for about 8 years now. Knock on wood, er steel.
> > -manny
> > 95.5 S6 Avant
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