The steering intermediate shaft connects the steering wheel to the steering gearbox, or steering rack. The intermediate shaft has a universal joint at each end, which allows for the angle between the steering shaft and the steering gear.
Symptoms of Wear or Failure
- Clunking noise while turning
Related Repair Advice
- The intermediate shaft will often require replacement if noise issues arise
- An intermediate shaft is commonly used on applications where two universal joints are required to connect the steering shaft to the steering gear