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Chevy Malibu steering problem

Discussion in 'Chevy Malibu Forum' started by razor1616, Jun 14, 2007.

  1. razor1616

    razor1616 New Member

    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.

  2. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member 1000 Posts

  3. razor1616

    razor1616 New Member

    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.
  4. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member 1000 Posts

    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?
  5. razor1616

    razor1616 New Member

    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.
  6. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member 1000 Posts

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

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