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      11-11-2010, 03:19 AM   #1
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Steering problem

Hi folks,

in the past few weeks I noticed that the steering feels weird. Around the middle position there seems to be a kind of "dead zone" where I can turn the steering wheel an inch or two and the car would hardly react. It feels very loose, spongy and indirect. This is most noticeable at speeds from 70mph on. My car has active steering and the front M3 control arms and anti-rollbar.

It feels like there is some huge play in the bushings. The latest addition were the M3 ARBs, two months ago. Could it be that some part came loose?
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same here but no active steering
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I found this thread:

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=335199

Looks like exactly the same issue.
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      11-13-2010, 07:06 PM   #4
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Let me know if you want to do a comparative test drive with my car as our suspension setup is mostly similar!

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