Steering Wheel Noise...

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  1. zoso59brst

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    funny vid, mine sounds like that to
     
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    could be intermediate steering shaft
     
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    Haven't figured mine out yet either, but mine only does it every once in a while. I think I remember it doing it more often when I first bought it.

    I doubt it's the intermediate shaft cause the sound is up too close to the actual steering wheel.
     
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    Hard to say. But it may be the steering shaft. That's a fairly common problem on these trucks. I would let a mechanic hear it and see what he has to say.
     
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    you would be surprised what noises the intermediate steering shaft can make. GM just cant get them right for some reason
     
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    Is it a safety hazard to ignore the noise?

    I guess I just wanted to know if I have to fix it so it won't fall apart on the interstate and kill me or is it just an annoying noise if left unfixed?
     
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    I was wondering the same thing myself.
     
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    no it wont fall apart. in fact i drove a tahoe today with the same exact noise. its the intermediate steering shaft. common gm problem. u could try to lube...use lithium grease not wd40.
     
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    mine does it on my 02 with 160k also like everyone seas its common my dads 04 duramax did it at 5,000 miles had a recall and all they did was lube the steering shaft but it will come back over time just have to live with it
     

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