Steering knocking sound when moved right to left on
start up in morning when temperature is below 55 degrees or less. Goes away after being driven for a mile or so
Complete steering rack was replaced under my purchased entended bumper to bumper warranty. I had a deductible of $100.00 plus I paid for a routine oil and filter change of $14.97 (I supply the Pennzoil Platinum oil).
Power Steering pump failed Friday evening 8 Mar. Power steering pump is being replaced.
Clunk in steering and accelerator while turning wheel left and right. Dealer claims problem in rack, but no fix available.
Clunk in steering. Can feel in steering wheel and accelerator while turning wheel left and right. There is a TSB #10-02-32-001: Clunk or Knock Noise When Turning (Replace Steering Gear Bushing) - (Apr 14, 2010) But dealer replaced entire rack due to a...
Clunk in steering. Can feel in steering wheel and accelerator while turning wheel left and right. Dealer replaced part of steering column.
Power steering cooler had a major sudden failure, losing all fluid and wrecking the pump and steering rack. Car had to be towed. Repair covered under OEM extended defect warranty due to poor design. Would have been $1500 if covered by owner.
Clicking noise from steering column. Needs column to be replaced. Parts on order.
New steering column ordered from US arrived and was fitted by dealer.
Recurrence of the clicking sound from steering column when turning. Not confident that it won't return again. Squeaking suspension strut (car was sounding like a ten year old taxi with 750,000km on the clock). Shop couldn't reproduce the problem (naturally). Probably some ice stuck in it that melted when it sat in the shop for repair of the steering noise.
Loose rods in the steering made knocking noise. Rods re-aligned and tightened.
Recurrence of noise from steering column when turning at slow speeds. Same as Problem 1 Trip 1 but this time the parts ordered had arrived and were installed.
Awful squeaking from rear left suspension strut. Sounded like an old taxi. Now quiet thankfully.
Recurrence of noisy steering pump. Told it needed replacing, so it was done! Bit worrying for a car less than three years old.
Power steering whine. Power steering fluid leak from temperature as noted in TSB.
Rack and pinion not smooth, especially on turns. Could feel it in steering wheel. Also a whine and rattle from under steering column below dashboard. Third time in with a system replacement.
Noise in front. Struts were replaced.
Noise from steering. Steering rack replaced.
Steering wheel noise, possible pump failure
Power steering was whining though not having trouble steering. Dealer advised power steering pump needed replacement. Declined to replace as vehicle is out of warranty and I thought it might just be air in the system. Hasn't made noise since
Replaced power steering cooler second time under warranty.
Power steering pump failing over several months. Researched issue and started with power steering pump. May need rack system replaced soon as well.
Clunk in steering column while turning steering wheel. Most noticeable when vehicle not (yet) moving--as if you were turning the wheel in anticipation of (parallel) parking. Steering column and rack both replaced.
Replaced struts and stabilizer bar links.
Replaced both rear shocks and stabilizer links.
Heard rattle when going over bumps
Replaced rack & pinion assembly due to large oil leak and whining noise.
Rack & Pinion in Power Steering leaking, would cost $1,200 to $2,000 to repair this and replace the transfer case, traded car.
both rear shocks leaking
steering rack was leaking fluid, it had to be replaced.
sway bar links bad
When turning the steering wheel there is clicking noises. Not sure if it comes from the steering wheel or if it's something in the suspension or somewhere that would be effected when turning.
Took to Chevy dealer (Saturn dealer closed) for a clunking noise in the steering rack observed only when cold. Dealer says that GM is developing a TSB to repair, and that it's not a safety issue. Dealer will call back when GM provides the TSB.
Clunk in the steering when cold. Dealer replaced steering rack at no charge under Saturn extended warranty.
Shaking and excessive bouncing noticed when going over bumps or at highway speed. Found that the right rear shock absorber was leaking fluid. Part not covered under extended warranty so I purchased and replaced both rear shocks myself.
Clicking noise heard upon turning steering wheel and hitting bumps. Steering column and upper strut mounts replaced. Noises are no longer heard.
Noticed whine in power steering pump. Power steering fluid was low, no leaks found.
Grinding noise while turning, dealer replaced steering gear and tie rods. TSB.
Loud whining noise/vibration when steering after vehicle had warmed up.
Front struts were replaced
Noise (Scuff, squeak) in steering column (est. repair over $1200) said not to be dangerous.
RF & LF stabilizer bar links replaced
Whistling while turning was noticed. The power steering fluid was replaced(I was told it appeared to be black!)and the noise went away.
Steering failure - could not turn wheel either direction at low RPMs. PS fluid was topped which reduced but not fixed problem. Dealer replaced PS pump and return line; problem continued, so dealer also replaced steering rack and gears.
Replaced front shocks and struts. Uneven tire wear.
Low hum or whine from front end of vehicle that can be felt through steering wheel. Only noticeable at low speeds or when idling, problem is intermittant and seems to happen after driving at highway speeds for at least 30 minutes. Dealer could not duplica
Power steering rack was replaced....it was making noise.
Whining in power steering, noise internally in gear including clucking noise. Replaced steering gear E9740 2.4 add .7 for steering wheel alignment
Power steering pump, struts and belts
Steering noisy. Dealer never fixed either problem.
air in power steering line causing moaning.
Whining noise from power steering pump corrected by following GM Bulletin #2038033
vibration/noise in steering. Bled air bubbles out of fluid.
Worn control arm. Heard slight clunking over small bumps. Replaced under extended warranty.
Replaced worn stabilizer bar links
Replace front control arm bushings and rear lateral control link on driver side. Not sure what's normal for these, but start to expect some this this with nearly 150K miles.
Power Steering Pump replaced. We also had to replace the transmission at 119k, just 18 hours after purchasing the Outlook back in October '12.
Steering rack replaced
both shocks and struts replaced
CLUNKY RATTLE FROM FRONT END OF OUTLOOK. INSPECTION AT DEALER FOUND WORN SUSPENSION STABILIZER LINK BALL JOINTS ON BOTH SIDES. REPLACED PT. NOS 15127978 (2). KNOWN PROBLEM ON 2007 LAMDAS AND VUES PER SERVICE MANAGER. NOT A SAFETY ISSUE BUT AN ANNOYANCE.
Humming noise coming from the front of the car. Power steering fluid was found to be aerated. Air was bled out and fluid topped off.
Heard a rattle noise coming from the front end, especially over bumps. Dealer replaced right from sway bar link.
Noise coming from front end - possibly steering or braking system. Dealer noticed "air" in the steering system and topped off the fluid which indeed made the system quieter. The original noise is still there and unchanged. Another visit necessary.
Steering still making noise when sold.
Replace right front sway bar link.
Suddenly became difficult to turn steering wheel, also car would go into low gear automatically when going downhil
Front sway bar replaced. Faulty steering gear replaced.
Loose front left stabilizer link
Right front stabilizer link worn. Replaced
Left Rear Control Arm replaced and wheels aligned
Power steering pump leak
Replace front struts and align Steering gear pinion shaft housing seal dry and noisy recommend replacing seal
Replace loose left rear toe adjustment arm
Replace Front Struts under lifetime warranty
Creaking noise in suspension, primarily when turning, noticeable at low speeds, when parking, etc
Steering boot linkage failing
Car went in for oil change and I told them about a rattle in the front
Squeaking while turning steering wheel, replaced steering column.
replaced front struts, strut mounts and strut bearings. clunking from rear shocks
Power steering pump and steering drive mechanism
Power Steering Pump whine.
Power steering pump replaced
My car started to bounce more prominantly. Found out that the front struts are worn out and not functioning well. I got the front struts replaced.
Clicking noise when turning, front strut mount replaced.
There was a noise when turning the steering wheel. The mechanic told me about it when I took it in for oil change.
Truck had a sound similar to a power steering whine even after parking. The sound worsened the longer the truck ran. Diagnosis: Power steering pump is leaking, parts ordered. Truck can be driven in the meantime. (warranty repair)
Power steering pump had been ordered prior trip, was replaced this trip.
Leak in the steering system noticed during visual inspection done during routine service visit. Technical service bulletin indicated updated replacement part available. Part was on hand and dealer successfully replaced.
Whining when turning tightly. Mechanic noticed vehicle seemed bumpy during test drive for complaint of steering whining.
Mechanic noticed bumpy ride when doing test drive for whining noise reported in February repair trip. Diagnosed as being front struts having leaked.
Power steering pump. (3rd replacement over lifetime of car.)
a grating sound occurs when steering wheel is turned. mechanic thought lubrication of a "boot" would cure problem, but it did not. mechanic willing to disassemble steering column to diagnose, but said parts not in stock, week in shop needed
Power steering hum. Dealer replaced power steering pump. I payed for system flush, and PS fluid.
Replaced Steering Gear Housing. Flushed, bled PS system
RT FRONT STRUT NEEDED TO BE ADJUSTED TO ALLOW PROPER ALIGNMENT. ALL FOUR TIRES WORE BADLY ON THE INSIDE EDGES BEFORE REPLACEMENT, STRUT WORK, AND RE-ALIGNMENT.
Replaced both front struts because they were leaking fluid Alignment was checked and adjusted. I was concerned because of :
1. Having driven over curb (big bang)
2. Recently had tires rotated and tires are going whump, whump, whump while rolling. Whump sped up as speed increased. Still hear whump.
Front strut bearings creak when wheels turned. Both need to be replaced.
Strut bearings replaced and LF strut. RF suspension still creaked. Both front strut bearings were replaced with upgraded parts. Both front struts were replaced with upgraded parts. Creaking in front suspension is now gone.