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Anybody has an issue with the noise from the hub of the steering wheel. I took it my dealer but they can't replicate the sound which is crazy because the noise is there every time I drive. I even recorded the sound. My dealer is being very lazy. Any help will be appreciated.
 

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These steering wheels can be noisy - check to see if yours horn/airbag pad is loose by pulling the top left and right corners towards you. That's an easy fix if so and can be replicated with the dealer.
Other small clicking/vibrating noises are harder and will require disassembly of the steering wheel.
 

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It's the evaporator valve mounted on the firewall. It seems to come from near in front of the steering wheel or left corner of the dash, even though it's mounted mid firewall.

It apparently happens when it's warmer.


 

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It's the evaporator valve mounted on the firewall. It seems to come from near in front of the steering wheel or left corner of the dash, even though it's mounted mid firewall.

It apparently happens when it's warmer.


Now if only the dealer service folks would pay attention to the forums so they could better assist the owners when they come in with these type of concerns. Maybe one service rep per model can act as a specialist of sort.
 

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It's the evaporator valve mounted on the firewall. It seems to come from near in front of the steering wheel or left corner of the dash, even though it's mounted mid firewall.

It apparently happens when it's warmer.


Yes. Thank you, Robert Mauro. Long time Subaru guy here. First Ascent. This was driving me crazy. I'll be sure to relay it to my dealer.
 

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Most of the steering wheel noises I have heard/felt have been clunks/ticks/buzzes related to bumps/irregularities in the road.
Yes, quite different from the odd electronic sounding "tock" noise.
 
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