Welcome to Tesla Motors Club
Discuss Tesla's Model S, Model 3, Model X, Model Y, Cybertruck, Roadster and More.
Register
  • Want to remove ads? Register an account and login to see fewer ads, and become a Supporting Member to remove almost all ads.
  • The final cut of TMC Podcast #34 is available now with topics timestamped. We covered Tesla's rollercoaster prices, Toyota pushing junk science, Mike's new Model 3, Optimizing track mode for snow driving, FSD V11 apparently coming by the end of this week, and more. You can watch and check out the chat replay on YouTube.

Steering wheel play

I started to noticed that my steering wheel has some play. I notice it the most when I switch to Sport Mode, where I can wiggle the wheel about 5 degrees in either direction until it engages. I've had this car for 2 years and 50k but cant say that I have noticed it until now. Would love to hear if anyone else has noticed the same.
 

Kestrel

New Member
Dec 24, 2021
4
0
Boston
I have the same play in my steering. I would not have even noticed but I went to get a alignment and the shop said they could not do it due to the play in the steering. I took it to Tesla and they said they needed to replace the entire steering rack. It is not a safety issue and cost a lot to replace so I have done nothing. Cheaper to replace tires if they wear than fix the steering.
 

About Us

Formed in 2006, Tesla Motors Club (TMC) was the first independent online Tesla community. Today it remains the largest and most dynamic community of Tesla enthusiasts. Learn more.

Do you value your experience at TMC? Consider becoming a Supporting Member of Tesla Motors Club. As a thank you for your contribution, you'll get nearly no ads in the Community and Groups sections. Additional perks are available depending on the level of contribution. Please visit the Account Upgrades page for more details.


SUPPORT TMC
Top