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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-10-2008, 04:08 PM Thread Starter
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Clunk when cranking steering wheel at low speeds

Hello,

On my 06 when I'm driving at low speeds like 10mph or lower and I crank the wheel all the way left or right and back again, like when I would back out of the driveway or parking in a parking lot, there's a fairly loud clunk coming from the steering column.

It clunks when I turn the wheel and then again when the wheels straighten themselves out.

Any thoughts on what it might be? Tie rod maybe?

Thanks!

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-10-2008, 09:52 PM
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Most likely it's the intermediate shaft. It's a very common problem on some GM front drive cars. Do a search first it's already been discussed repeatedly on all G6 forums.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-20-2008, 12:27 PM
 
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I had same noise on my 06 ...brought it in & they diagnosed it as a bad steering column right away (must have had many previous ones) & replaced it without question...
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