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Old 11-15-2012, 08:18 AM   #33
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Originally Posted by ST_Focus_13 View Post
I'm experiencing something a bit different, but still under the “very sensitive steering” subject. I notice this when I accelerate and change lanes (like when merging) at the same time. The car’s steering loosens (I feel that the EPAS might be over compensating). As a result, the steering wheel jerks enough where I have to compensate in the opposite direction (which ends up being over compensating with the loose steering). The outcome is a “decent wiggle” during lane changes - looks totally amateurish. I haven’t taken my ST on a long drive yet, thus I can’t speak to the drifting that occurs at the 30 min mark.
Sounds like you need a new steering rack. It senses the forces on the front wheels compared with your steering input, and decides how much to compensate for torque steer or cross winds.
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