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2008 new model audi a4 2.0 tdi se very heavy steering at low speeds and while parking. very annoying takes the enjoyment out of driving this fine car!

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  • Alex Mar 20, 2011

    IS your power steering fluid low??

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Check your tire pressures. If they're low they put a large drag on steering.

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  • mingvader Apr 04, 2011

    I have a 2008 A4 and got exactly the same problem. Heavy steering specially at low speeds. I had civics before and this is no fun at all. The car I got is 2nd hand so maybe there is something broken

  • mingvader Apr 04, 2011

    oh..and tire pressure is ok 2.2 bar front 2 bar back

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