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2004-2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Clunk, Knock or Rattle Noise From Front of Vehicle While Driving or Turning

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Download Subject: Clunk, Knock or Rattle Noise From Front of Vehicle While Driving or Turning Over Bumps at Low Speeds (Diagnose Noise and Perform Outlined Repair) Models: 2004-2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx 2004-2008 Chevrolet Malibu Classic 2008-2010 Chevrolet Malibu 2005-2010 Pontiac G6 2007-2010 Saturn Aura Supercede: This bulletin is being revised to update the models years and revise the information for Correction 2. Please discard Corporate Bulletin Number 06-02-32-007E (Section 02 – Steering). Condition 1 Some customers may comment on a clunk noise heard and felt in the steering wheel while driving at slow speeds and turning. The clunk noise may appear to be directly in front of the driver. Hitting a bump while turning can produce the clunk noise. Sometimes the noise may be duplicated when the vehicle is sitting still and the steering wheel is turned 90 degrees in either direction before initially centering the steering wheel. Cause 1 The clunk noise may be caused by a slip/stick condition between the inner and outer components of the intermediate shaft. Important Revised design intermediate shafts went into production in the 2009 model year and are the only design currently available through GMSPO since approximately September 2008.