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Steering May Develop Clunk Noise From Upper Intermediate Steering Shaft on Chevrolet Monte Carlo

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 68,564 (20,000–120,000)
8 model years affected: 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2005, 2006, 2007
22 people reported this problem
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steering clunks when turning. dealer was no help , relubed it and in a few weeks it started again... that is not the only issue I have with this car..
Clucking noise when turning corners from stop. New I shaft installed.
When making any type of turn there was a clunking sound come to find out from some GM mechanics that GM knows about this problem but does not know how to fix it other than making you purchase the dealer replacement shaft.
Steering clunking noise. Said to be a worn out steering shaft. Replaced at dealer.
Intermediate shaft is bad. Clunking noise.
Bought car used with 76000. Had noise then. Repair shop said I could grive for a long time wiyh no issues. Now have 111,000 miles. Had CV changes noise still there, whill wobbles when off the ground. Taking back to point of repair