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      09-25-2012, 01:32 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by PeteB View Post
Hey man I'm about to take my car in for this. At my local german auto shop, they say this is typically the accessory belt tensioner going bad. Under pressure if loose the steering will shudder - like when manuvering out of a parking spot. This belt tensioner may be called something else, though it is the one for the steering for sure.
I'll update if I get it corrected. PB
Thats EXACTLY when it happens. i have taken my car in 3 times for this now. They just called to say it may be a couple of more days as they are waiting for a specialist! Let me know what you find out. Thanks.