Power steering issues

Asked by Aug 29, 2018 at 10:10 PM about the Audi A5

Question type: General

Have and Audi A5 that has had lots of issues, the latest is after i had the
head repaired due to the deign fault on the timing chain the car now
experience power steering issue
The steering gets really Heavy and almost impossible to move however it
only happens when i have driven for a long time and try to park, short trips
etc its fine
i have had the power steering professionally repair and its still does the
above
any ideas would be great as the power steering specialist and i are both
stumped

3 Answers

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Some common problems with the power steering components on the Audi A5 are given here. One or more than one of these are the main reason for the Power steering issue of your Audi A5. The reason behind the common Audi A5 Power Steering Pump Failures are: Leaking / Loss of Oil, Whining, Heavy Steering (Either Way), Loss of Power (When Idling), Loss of Power (When Idling & Whilst Revving). The reason behind the common Audi A5 Power Steering Rack Failures are: Leaking / Loss of Oil, Loss of Power (When Idling & Whilst Revving), Heavy Steering (Either way), Heavy Steering (One-Way), Knocking From Steering, Excessive Play in Steering Wheel, Excessive Play in Track-Rod Arms.

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Did you ever find a solution to this problem? I seem to be having the exact same symptoms

I have the same problem with my Audi A5. Any help? I read that the Audi A5 Steering system is mechanical no hydraulic. So don't use fluid.

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