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You seem to be describing the weight of the steering, which varies from vehicle to vehicle. It isn't something to be concerned about. Many factors influence the lightness (or heaviness) of steering feel, including: steering/chassis geometry amount of hydraulic (power-steering) assist tire size I would be concerned if you cannot or struggle to turn ...


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tl;dr: Winter tires are different and you are sensitive enough to tell. It doesn't sound like you have a problem. It seems that you are detecting exactly what I detect when I put my winter tires on after the summer. Quoting from the Tire Rack article: New winter tires begin with deeper tread depths and more open tread designs than the tires used ...


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First of all, that is the job of the shop where you did the alignment, not just the wheels they should also check if the steering is aligned with the position of the wheel (they are entitled to do so). Solution: You can definitely take it to the station back and show them the problem; there is a good chance that the engineer might have forgotten to do ...


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This is called "cramping" the steering and it is bad for the pump and for the steering rack. What you are doing is forcing the system to try and push the steering components further than what they are meant to go. This causes over pressure on the pump (you may hear a slight squeal sound of the belt as the pump momentarily stalls), and it creates a bind in ...


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Most probably, you need an alignment. The part of alignment which causes your wheel to return to center is called caster (the other two major portions of alignment are toe-in and camber). Here is a representation of the caster alignment: This website gives a pretty good explanation of caster and how it affects driving in your car: When you turn the ...


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Unbalance tires maybe one of the reason. You may want to go to the shop and have its alignment checked. If they are new, you may have a free check up where you purchased them which i have done before.


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Found it. The part number for the 2012 is 35880-TR0-A01. The part isn't listed on the official Honda Parts site but you can find it on HondaPartsNow. It's called Switch Assy., Audio Remote. http://www.hondapartsnow.com/genuine/honda~switch~assy~audio~remote~35880-TR0-A01.html


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Looking at the picture you have in the first link, the shaft (#27 in the picture) where the coupler (#40) attaches has a notch in it. Since the shaft is not splined, the notch would serve two purposes: 1) to ensure the steering shaft (red arrow) stays on the notched shaft (#27); 2) to ensure the shaft (red arrow) doesn't turn on the notched shaft (#27). ...


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The phrase "where the rubber meets the road" sums everything up. Tires affect how the car feels and handles. If you don't like how your car feels and handles then get a different set of tires. There is no way to fix the problem (assuming nothing is wrong with the car).


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Edmunds is showing it as a constant ratio (14.7:1). Steering type as: Electric-assist, speed-proportional, rack-and-pinion power steering Variable ratio steering is not that common. If it had it, I'm sure it would appear all over the place.


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Looking at the reset procedure for the SAS (Steering Angle Sensor) on Ross Tech VCDS wiki here it would appear that within this software measuring blocks 08 groups 007 is returning real-time steering angle data in degrees. Where this data is located other than that I'm afraid I don't know. The part number for the SAS on VAG cars appears to be 1J0-959-654-J ...


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I believe you really have three options I can think of: Put your Google-Fu to use and scour the internet. I used the phrase cars with telescoping steering wheels in my search and came up with two lists which might be helpful: Top 10 Vehicles for Shorter Drivers Top 10 Vehicles for Taller Drivers While you may think that is cray-cray or something, ...


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I took this back to O'Reilly and they took it back b/c it wasn't an "exact" fit for the part I was replacing, even though their computers said it was. They ordered me a pricier (by about 100%) part that actually had the correct configuration. I installed the pricier one, and it's been working fine since.


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I had this problem at 60 plus miles an hour it shook really bad and looking back it was a minor shake at lesser speeds but was tolerable. I had one tire that was an older directional tire and changed it out for the spare that matched the other tires. Problem solved. The car feels perfect. Make sure it is not the tires or wheels first.



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