definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
27,000 miles

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problem #1

Oct 312006

A4 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 27,000 miles
I began to notice a rattle in the right front when going over a bump. It seemed to come from the suspension. At the same time I noticed a slight thump in the steering when stationary and slightly turning the steering wheel to the right. As the rattle was getting worse, I took the car in to get it checked. The problem was that the steering rack had loosened at one end. It was torqued down and lock-tight put on the bolt. I am fearful of what might have happened had the rack failed entirely. I have approximately 27,000 miles on car.

- Augusta, GA, USA