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I have about 3500 miles on my ms3 and recently installed the AWR rear engine mount 70 durometer. After installing it I noticed that when the car is idling if I turn the steering wheel the engine actually very slightly revvs. I do not know if it is due to the engine mount(dont see how it is) or if I actually just started listening closer due to the new part(making sure there werent any insane vibrations or noise). I was wondering what could account for this? Sorry if I seem like the noob I am.
 

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i could be totally off ,but if you turn the wheel the powersteering pump would go causing the slight engine rev?
 

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[quote author=jflash link=topic=69502.msg1207323#msg1207323 date=1171477062]
i could be totally off ,but if you turn the wheel the powersteering pump would go causing the slight engine rev?
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I believe you're right. The fluctuation is more severe on some cars.
 

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[quote author=jflash link=topic=69502.msg1207323#msg1207323 date=1171477062]
i could be totally off ,but if you turn the wheel the powersteering pump would go causing the slight engine rev?
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agreed, any time you dry steer a vehicle there is usually an associated increase in engine rpm
 

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its 100% normal, my last car did it, this car does it and when you are warming up the car its a fun way to make the exhaust growl a tad like a mad kitty.
 

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alright. thank you all for your quick responses. I thought it had something to do with the steering pump, but just wanted to play it on the safe side and make sure. Thanks again.
 

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[quote author=CosmicBlueMS3 link=topic=69502.msg1207480#msg1207480 date=1171480599]
its 100% normal, my last car did it, this car does it and when you are warming up the car its a fun way to make the exhaust growl a tad like a mad kitty.
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LOL! I DO THE SAME!!
And I thought I was the only jerk :D
 

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[quote author=jflash link=topic=69502.msg1207323#msg1207323 date=1171477062]
i could be totally off ,but if you turn the wheel the powersteering pump would go causing the slight engine rev?
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The sound that i hear is a high pitch kind of wining sound when i dry steer?? is that just the pump?!? my power steering fluid is full also...
 

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The MS3 is very sensitive to the degree of steering because of the electric part. It's normal to just slighty move the wheel and get a couple hundred revs outta it
 
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