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Popping and clicking in 2003 dodge durango steering column, it feels as if the column is loose at some point, it's not in the front end, it seems to be from the firewall up to the steering wheel

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  • vandrini Sep 05, 2009

    The noise also happens when the vehicle is parked, if you spin the steering wheel from left to right it feels like something in it is loose, as if there were a bad u-joint in the column. But thanks for your input. Still searching.

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I believe there is a replacement steering shaft from dodge to get rid of this noise,the dakotas have the same problem,it comes from the shaft design and the flex of the body mounts when u accel or deccel,hope this helps

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  • Efstathios Govas Sep 05, 2009

    yes,sometimes it will make that noise sitting still also, try grabbin the shaft from under the hood and movin it,that should let you know if thats the problem

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