Steering problem

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Steering problem

Post by Dloonat » Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:12 am

I've got a 2010 118d m sport e82.

Today when I was driving my steering became really heavy. It doesn't matter whether I'm going 1 mph or 70mph the steering is really heavy and stiff. I have to put quite a bit of effort into moving the steering wheel. On idle the steering is still heavy and stiff but if you go lock to lock a couple of time it feels light again but once you stop it become heavy again.

The tyres are at the correct pressure.

I'm new to bmw's and this is my first BMW.

Anyone got any ideas of what the issue could be.

Cheers Dan

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Re: Steering problem

Post by Octavius » Thu Jan 12, 2017 11:55 am

Yours has electric power steering. Sounds like a problem
With the unit itself.

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