Power Steering

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  1. elkavox

    elkavox New Member

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    Can someone tell me if it is possible to convert 2005 E Class power assisted steering to POWER STEERING
     
  2. Dieselman

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    What do you mean.? All cars are power assisited, it's not legal to have power steering, there has to be a mechanical backup.
     
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    elkavox New Member

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    OK I might have got it wrong---my steering is heavy and I had a run in a friends car and it was very light
     
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    There must be different types of power assisted steering. Can my car be altered to make the steering lighter
     
  5. Dieselman

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    First check everything is right with the tracking and balljoints then look at the valving on the rotary valve.
    Was your friends car the same model. High speed cars are usually set a bit heavy to improve feedback.
     
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    exactly the same model (avatgaurd)---but with a few extras
     
  7. Roger Jones

    Roger Jones Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Are your tyre pressures correct? Are your friend's tyre pressures correct?
     
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    popuptoaster Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Are the steering wheels the same size?
     
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    Check also that the tyre profiles & widths are the same.
     
  10. Dieselman

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    Does his car have parametric steering..;)
     
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    was just gonna say. thats standard on the E320 and E320 CDI
     
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    I'll have to check on all this
     
  13. Diesel Benz

    Diesel Benz Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Should be option code 213 on your data card.
     
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