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Old 10-14-2001, 08:43 PM
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Question Speed Sensitive Steering

How does it work?

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In simple terms, it gives more assist when you are going slow and less when driving for more road feel.

All of this is done by a valve that is located on the steering sector.
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Can it be adjusted to have less assist at slow speeds?

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One more question

What year did MB cars start to have speed sensitive steering?

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The 1992 S-class was the first MB with variable steering.
On MB's this is computer controlled & NO adjustment.
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Smile Thanks for the info.

Does the system have any common problems?
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