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I have a 2006 BMW 530xi and the steering will is making

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I have a 2006 BMW 530xi and the steering will is making noise when i put the key in ignition and the steering wheel moves up and down.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 2 months ago.
Does the car start?
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
the car starts
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
it only does that i put the key in the ignition and the steering wheel goes up
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
the same noise when i turn off the car and the steering wheel goes down
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
the noise is something similar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebTYrV39d1w
Expert:  Steve replied 2 months ago.
does it adjust properly or just fidget around?
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Hi Steve , Did you see the video ? Yes, it adjusts properly
Expert:  Steve replied 2 months ago.
I did. This is the adjustment drive/ transmission failing. It will need to be replaced, Please let me know if you have further questions. Please do not forget to click a positive rating as this is the only way I receive credit for my answer, thank you. Best wishes with your vehicle.