Steering May Develop Clunk Noise From Upper Intermediate Steering Shaft on Cadillac Escalade

The steering may develop a clunk type noise from the upper intermediate steering shaft.  Our technicians tell us that you should check with you local GM dealer to find out what the latest repair is for this condition.

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Average mileage: 108,406 (54,000–180,987)
5 model years affected: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, more2006
14 people reported this problem
4 people shared problem details
Sometimes when I make a sharp left turn, there is a clunking noise in the wheel.
There is a vibration and clunking feeling when turning the wheel at slow speeds going downhill. The dealer replaced the steering intermediate shaft (said this is a redesign for this vintage of Escalade and the common solution) but that hasn't fixed the problem.
Steering wheel locking and going left and refusing to turn right.
When I go to make left hand turns , only time it makes noises. Have not fixed it as of yet.
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