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    Default Chevy Malibu steering problem

    My wife has an '05. Great cars. Although something is wrong with the steering.... it bumps and makes a clunk type noise sometimes when first starting to turn... it just started it, so i havent looked at anything yet to see what the problem might be.


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    How many miles? The steering wheel makes that sound or it's part of the whole steering system?
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    about 46,000... the sound is coming from somewherere in the column or near the firewall maybe. It seems fine almost all the time, just once in a while it feels like there is something loose.

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    You didn't mention any play in the wheel. If you had noise and play in the wheel then it would sound like a busted steering box. Is there any vibration when going down the road? Also, does the steering lock work properly, where you set the wheel when parked?

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    I didnt mean like there was play at any given time... just when it makes the sound... and it is just like a bump, not really sloppy, just like it misses a gear once in a while. everything else works perfectly, no vibrations or anything.

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    Wow. Look at what you find when you look backwards.

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