Volkswagen: Noise When Turning Steering Wheel

Volkswagen Tech Tip: Noise From Front End When Steering Wheel Is Turned

Vehicle owners may complain of a squeaking/creaking noise from the front of the vehicle while the steering wheel is fully turned. The ribs of the outer CV boot may contact one another when the steering wheel is fully turned. This has the potential to create a squeak or creak noise. The noise may be more prevalent in wet weather.

Volkswagen TiguanModels: All models except Routan, 2010-’15

Concern:

Squeaking Noises From Front Of Vehicle: Squeaking/creaking noise from the front of the vehicle while the steering wheel is fully turned.

Technical Background: The ribs of the outer CV boot may contact one another when the steering wheel is fully turned. This has the potential to create a squeak or creak noise. The noise may be more prevalent in wet weather.

Service Procedure:

If the noise is determined to be coming from the outer CV boot ribs coming in contact with each other, no further work is required. Explain to your customer that this is a normal condition and may be more noticeable in wet weather.

Note: This contact does not affect the service life or the function of the components and is considered normal. Do not replace parts for this concern.

Courtesy of ALLDATA.

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