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Steering wheel smoke?

While i am driving i sometimes see a puff of smoke come from my steering wheel, what is it? I was driving my 2002 grand am today and saw a small puff of smoke also. My husband thought that I was seeing things. We have also been experiencing the "clicking" noise. I have spoken to Pontiac at (800)762-2737 and believe that this may be covered under the bulletin# 04098. They are still open now if you would like to call them. They have made arrangements for me to get my vehile serviced on Monday (6/1/09) at 8am. Hope this helps.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    U get that car in for service and don't drive it until then, also disconnect the battery, there is a good chance of a fire starting in the steering column and burning the car up.


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They will find the problem if they take it apart. Could be the airbag, horn, any controls on the steering column. It sounds like it may have some burnt wiring.

Posted on May 27, 2009

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