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    Steering wheel clunk

    Hey all
    I have a clunk from the steering wheel just when i turn on the car and in the first wheel sterring move i can feel some clunk but then everything normal
    Audi checked the blots and everting fine
    Idea ?

    the car is audi rs3 2016
    And no fault codes

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    Which bolts have Audi checked? I would check all the front suspension and steering component fixings for tightness and also the ball joints for play.

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    Hello,

    I agree with PetrolDave. - You should verify what Audi says and I may take it a step further if you did not find anything obvious. You may have to loosen and re-torque ALL the suspension hardware, including the sub-frame, the steering parts, axles, etc.



    If this does not help, I would invest in an Automotive Stethoscope (under $20us) and ask for assistance from a second person.
    - With the automotive stethoscope you can place the listening end on a suspect part and the other person can turn the rack.
    - The nice thing about the automotive stethoscope is that they are very sensitive and you hear only what is being vibrated at the end of that scope.
    - Many times you can pick up on a noise that is near by and not necessarily at the source due to the vibrations.



    Use the Official Factory Repair Information for repair information and torque specifications.



    Hope this helps,

    drpeter

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