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Old 08-06-2007, 03:21 AM   #1
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when i turn left at low speeds there is a thumping noise that seems to come from around the wheel. you hear it and you can feel it in the steering wheel. I have a 2003 ssei with around 46,000 miles. any help?
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I am suspecting this.....

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=41677

Intermediate Steering Shaft
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I'm with him. It is a very common problem with the 00+ bonne'*, grand prix'*, monte carlos. Most of us, if not just about all of us have had this problem.
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im not sure if thats it....its a slow thumping noise that only happens about two times when I turn the wheel and only during left turns not right turns.
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It'* probably the start of the problem. When mine started it was barely noticeable, then as time went on, it got worse.
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alright well ill have to look into it....is it hard to replace....
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It'* not hard to do. The procedure is in techinfo.
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...=article&k=111
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Have they come up with a new/better design yet?
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Yes. This is a thread on someone who had the new one installed.
http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=82567
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