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Steering column noise

I hear a very slight rattle in the steering column on my 2002 Tahoe when on uneven road surfaces. At first I thought maybe a steering component was bad but its hard to reproduce. It has 24K miles and I just bought it. I also have an expedition that doesnt do this. I must say the tahoe is more refined than the ford but I like them both for different reasons. Anyhow, is this steering column noise a known issue? KH I have the same problem wuth my 2005 2500HD Silverado, The dealer "lubed steering shaft", as it said on the receipt while the truck was under warranty a few years ago, and now its back. I cant see where to lube it though.

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  • juubaldi Apr 24, 2009

    Where can I find the kit and the procedure from GM?

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Same problem. The shaft they lubed is called the intemediate steering shaft. Not a safety issue according to GM. The shaft has to be removed and lubed using a kit and procedure from GM. Not a big deal to do but there are some precautions that need to be taken concerning the air bags/steering coil.

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