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I had steering sensor replaced and now I have a noise that sounds like a spring/metal sound when I turn the wheel. Steering also seems tighter since sensor was replaced. Now what?? Thanks

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I had the same problem, it sounded like it was coming from just behind the steering wheel. If you lift the bonnet and look where the steering column comes through the bulk head, you will see that it runs inside a tube sleeve. You need to spray lubricant up into the inside of the tube from in the engine bay. It is a little awkward to get to.........I used a series of thin rubber tubes taped together, the pressure coming out at the end was greatly reduced, but was enough to spray up into the tube sleeve. After a good spraying of the silicon lubricant, the problem was solved.
Hope this helps.
Cheers.

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