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2004 vw gti vr6 24v steering noises


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Arronmichael115
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Aug 18, 2019, 12:57 PM

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 I'm having a problem with the steering the front left tire is making a constant little popping metal sound like noise and I can feel it in the steering wheel as well and it gets worse when steering the sound sounds like it's coming from the axle region and I noticed grease build up right where the cv axle meets the trans has a little bit of glitter looking residue not the grease not sure if that's a problem I've read around a little and asked others opinions but I need a professional one and it also has ecs tuning coilovers on it if that helps any but yeah let me know asap


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Aug 18, 2019, 1:25 PM

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Re: 2004 vw gti vr6 24v steering noises Sign In

If you're seeing grease on the outside of the axle, then you have a bad axle and that needs to be replaced. I couldn't say if it your noise or not but it bad and needs to be replaced anyway. It very well could be the noise also.



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Arronmichael115
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Aug 18, 2019, 1:47 PM

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I figured that's what it most likely was but I'm no mechanic I know just enough to get me by lol looked at the boot too and there's a little tear in it because I could stick my finger through it also is it safe to drive just to get it maintenanced by a professional it just started so how long should it be before I go without replacing it






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