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Buick Lucerne Steering May Develop Clunk Noise From Upper Intermediate Steering Shaft

 
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Model Years Affected: 2006, 2007

Average Mileage: 91,312 mi (35,000 mi - 180,500 mi)

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.

  • clunking in steering had fixed at 70,000 now doing it again at 160,000

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  • Visitor, , 80,000 mi

    clunking noise when turn steering wheel to right of left. Sounds like a spring vibration

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  • My "clunk" noise called to dealer's attention repeatedly since 15K. I was tood then it was strut problem but was not a safety concern. Now, with 141K, it did not heal itself but is clunking MUCH more frequently. Also, front bearing now vibrating. My LeSabres would drive smoothly for 200K + or -.

    Guess it's time to move to another manufacturer after 8 new and 6 used GM vehicles.

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  • Visitor, , 52,000 mi

    Grinding noise off and on in steering. Only when making a turn and usually in cold weather. Noise disappears shortly after driving.

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  •  Rookie

    for about 4500 miles I have been getting a cluck in the streering when the car is going 15MPH or slower. I have taken it to Buick as well as 2 other shops and no one can find why.

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  •  Rookie

    I hear a whining noise when i turn my steering wheel.

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  • This problem started on the way home from the purchase, has been adjusted, repaired, and finally replaced. Still a small knock, but the best it's been, leave well enough alone.

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  •  Rookie

    Popping noise coming from front end. From driver seat sounds like in right front area. Techs have told me intermediate shaft is bad and if replaced will do again after a few more miles . Very aggravating when driving on a street going 35-40 mph and hear this popping noise. Still not fixed.

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