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

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.

RepairPal Verified
Average mileage: 68,564 (20,000–120,000)
8 model years affected: 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003, 2005, 2006, 2007
21 people reported this problem
Get Your Car Fixed at a RepairPal Certified Shop.
We certify shops based on expertise, quality work, and verified customer reviews
Viewing 1 - 6 of 6 problem details
2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 20,000 mi,
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..
2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 67,000 mi,
Clucking noise when turning corners from stop. New I shaft installed.
2002 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 24,575 mi,
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.
2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 35,000 mi,
Steering clunking noise. Said to be a worn out steering shaft. Replaced at dealer.
2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 57,000 mi,
Intermediate shaft is bad. Clunking noise.
2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 76,000 mi,
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