Report: Telescopic steering column noise
Lexus GS300 Problem
Average Mileage: 68,700 mi (40,000 mi - 100,000 mi)
Visitor, 2006 Lexus GS300, 59,500 mi
My Lexus GS300 creates a grinding noise when telescoping out, but operates smoothly when going in.
Visitor, 2004 Lexus GS300, 100,000 mi
My telescoping steering wheel screams when going in or out.
Visitor, 2006 Lexus GS300, 40,000 mi
squeaking noise when the steering column telescopes out.
I noticed the noise level has increased significantly while adjusting seating/driving position. Also the steering occasionally became heavy while making turns.