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Have to turn steering farther than normal to make turns

I have a 2004 Chevy Malibu. For some reason it makes a noise when I get up to 35--40 miles and hour and the steering wheel has to be turned farther than normal to negotiate a turn. Scheduled maint is up to date...tires new...had a front wheel alignment as well.

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The need to turn the wheel further than usual indicates that there is excessive wear in the steering system. I'd have it checked right away by someone reliable. I won't make a guess what's wrong, but component failure in steering is a dangerous condition, not to be ignored or put off 'till later!!!

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

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