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Old 09-29-2005, 08:30 AM   #1
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I've noticed lately that my steering wheel seems to "creak" when I make low speed turns. It sounds like it'* coming from the interior side of the firewall. Has anyone else experienced this and is there a fix?

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does it sound like its coming from the column itself??? or somewhere else?
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It sounds like the column itself. You can actually "feel it" in the wheel. It feels lower into the column than the wheel. I wonder if there'* some sort of bearing in the column that needs grease.
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...no sounds here......that does not sound good
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Not sure...Toasty..are there u joints in the column for the bends?
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Is this something other than the intermediate shaft problem? When mine went, it had a clunking feel and sound to it, but no squeaks and groans. That is down by the firewall, has two u-jioints and a slip shaft A relatively easy fix if you dont' mind standing on your head under the dash.
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I'm not sure if it'* the intermediate shaft or not. Given my current run of luck it probably is.
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I'm not sure if it'* the intermediate shaft or not. Given my current run of luck it probably is.
If it is, you can fix it by greasing everything. It would be unlikely that the u-joints are actually worn out.
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Not sure...Toasty..are there u joints in the column for the bends?
im not sure, ill look into it tonight when i get home
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How do you grease them?
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