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I hae a 2002 VW Cabrio and the steering column is making a rubbing sound when I turn the wheel. I had my wheels checked to see if my tires were rubbing and they are not. It is definitely in the steering column. This happened about 6 months ago, but the rubbing went away all by itself after awhile. Is this a serious (aka expensive) fix? The car is getting old and I'm not sure I want to put money into it. Also, I need front and back brakes and new rotors and the heater fan makes a clicking noise. I'm looking at over $1K in repair bills a this point. I've already put a timing belt on, water pump, new battery, new tires and muffler. I love this little car, but am not sure what to do. Help. Your advice?

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The top bearing on the column is renouned for this noise,best thing to do is spray around it with silicon.or you could spend a fortune repairing it.(i would not)

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