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Chevrolet Impala Steering May Develop Clunk Noise From Upper Intermediate Steering Shaft

 
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Model Years Affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

Average Mileage: 84,890 mi (12,100 mi - 199,000 mi)

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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.

  • GM dealer has to replace intermediate steering shaft. There is NO other option to correct this problem/noise/issue.

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  • h j, , 150,000 mi
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    when turning stering wheel makes a clunk noise all the time

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  • Steering has clunking sound when driving.Technician said intermediate steering shaft has too much slack

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  • Visitor, , 94,000 mi

    A mild clunking noise has been heard/felt when I turn ever since I bought the car new. I decided if it didn't get any worse that it was something I could live with. So far, so good.

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  •  Rookie

    I want to know what I have to do to fix the steering clunk noise on my car. Thank you!

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  • Visitor, , 65,000 mi

    I feel a bumping sensation in steering at slower speeds.i"ve been told it's the intermediate drive shaft.haven't had it repaired yet

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  • Visitor, , 50,000 mi

    I also have that clunking noise coming from the steering column

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  • Visitor, , 23,300 mi

    Clunk in the steering. Been told it is a known problem, and the steering shaft has to be replaced. Should be under warranty as I beleive this is a recall.

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  • Visitor, , 70,000 mi

    Pulled shaft out and lubed it

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  •  Rookie

    Technician replaced the "steering sector shaft" - about a $150 repair. It was about a 1/2 hour job with no need to re-align the front end. And now no clunk!

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