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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-11-04, 08:41 PM Thread Starter
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steeering noise

my XR6T ticks when going from lock to lock when parking, anyone got ant ideas on what the problem might be?

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-12-04, 12:39 AM
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Re: steeering noise

It's a common fault tdog, steering shudder at low speeds, the dealers all have a tech note about it, so just book it in under warranty.
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Re: steeering noise

The problem is to do with a burr on the front face of the steering gear. It stops the steering rack from being properly mounted against the K-frame, so inturn it clicks. As XRDREAMING said, it's a common fault. Ford have issued a TSB to all dealers (TSB number 51/03 from memory if you want to quote it to them) so they know about it. Take it in and you'll get it fixed easy mate.

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-21-04, 05:33 AM
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Re: steeering noise

fixed mine during the service
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Ive got it, will be looked after at 3k:)

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-05-04, 11:45 PM
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Re: steeering noise

Yer Mine Was The Same Fixed Easly Enough Tho
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