Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft Problems in popular cars



Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem is a common vehicle problem that happens to most car brands and models. The following is a sample list of Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problems reported in most popular vehicles.

car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Chevrolet Tahoe

The vehicle involved was a 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe. A knocking noise was coming from the front, and the vehicle started vibrating uncontrollably. Consumer was able to maintain control of the vehicle, and pulled over. The noise continued while driving, and consumer drove the vehicle to the dealer. Mechanic informed the driver that this problem occurred more than once with the make/model, and year of the vehicle. A solution was to pack the steering shaft with grease. Dealer acknowledged the problem,but there was no current solution. It was Tuesday, January 4, 2005 when this steering gear box sector shaft issue happened.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Chevrolet Tahoe

The vehicle is a 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is 1GNEK13T93_. The steering wheel shakes and feels like it going to separate from the column and fall off. This is due to a design flaw in the immediate steering shaft that the manufacturer is aware off. The manufacturer's remedy for the problem is to lubricate and tighten the steering. This fixes only last 5000 miles. The immediate shaft was replaced, but the problem recurred. It was May. 26, 2003 when this steering gear box sector shaft issue occurred.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Chrysler 300M

The car involved is a 2000 Chrysler 300m. The vehicle identification number (VIN) of this Chrysler 300m is 2C3HE66G3Y_. Steering: loose feel in steering wheel/clunking noise from steering box at end of steering column behind motor. This issue happened on Mon., Sep. 1, 2003.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Dodge Ram 2500

The car had a crash. The contact owned a 2002 Dodge Ram 2500 quad cab diesel. While her husband was driving the steering shaft broke. Prior to this she heard a grinding noise, but they never could detect where the problem originated. The vehicle is cufrrently at the dealership and they were going to replace steering gea rbox shaft. During an accident consumer was unable to steer the vehicle. He lost full control of the vehicle. Luckily he was pulling into a parking lot. Was not going very fast at the time. The failure date was August 3, 2005.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Dodge Ram 2500

The vehicle was a 2002 Dodge Ram 2500. While driving at 2 mph, the contact noticed that the gear box shaft had shattered under the steering wheel. The vehicle had not been inspected but the contact personally replaced the shaft. The current and failure mileages were approximately 120,000. Updated 08/24/lj updated 08/25/jb. This problem occurred on 05/29/2010.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Ford F-350

The car was a 2008 Ford F-350 sd. VIN of the vehicle was 1FTWX31Y28_. There was an internal failure of the steering gear box. The shaft pin shredded off allowing the steering wheel to spin freely with no movement to the wheels. This steering gear box sector shaft issue occurred May. 23, 2012.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Ford F-150

The reporting person owns a 1997 Ford F-150. While driving approximately 4 mph, the contact lost control of the steering. The contact inspected the vehicle and noticed that the steering shaft was separated from the steering box. The contact replaced the bolt that held the steering shaft in place. The contact referenced NHTSA campaign id number: 03v196000 (steering:gear box:shaft sector) but was advised by the manufacturer that the VIN was not included in the recall. The vehicle was repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 200,000. Updated 02/22/12 updated 03/01/12. This steering gear box sector shaft problem happened on Tuesday, February 8, 2011.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of GMC Yukon

The vehicle involved was a 2003 GMC Yukon. While driving and attempting to make a left or right turn steering column locked in place. Consumer had the vehicle serviced by a technician, and he determined the steering column shaft as the cause. Steering column shaft needed replacement.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of GMC Yukon

The vehicle was a 2002 GMC Yukon xl. Owner complained about a steering shaft problem. The power steering became very difficult when driving. Owner took the vehicle to a service shop prior to receiving a recall notice for this defect. This steering gear box sector shaft issue occurred Friday, November 26, 2004.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Honda Odyssey

The car was a 2000 Honda Odyssey. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is 2HKRL1879Y_. Driver bumped into seat lever when it became stuck, causing driver seat to automatically recline backwards on top of child that was in css behind driver's seat. Driver says that it is possible that the seatbelt caught on the recline lever, causing it to continue to recline after door was shut.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Honda Civic

The vehicle is a 2001 Honda Civic. While driving and making a left turn steering wheel locked up. Consumer applied the brakes, and tried to unlock it. Consumer was able to maintain control of the vehicle, and pulled over. Consumer turned off the vehicle and restarted it. Consumer had the vehicle towed to the dealer for inspection, and mechanic replaced the shaft inside of the steering column. This steering gear box sector shaft issue occurred Apr. 27, 2004.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Hyundai Tiburon

The car involved is a 2001 Hyundai Tiburon. The car had a crash. The vehicle identification number (VIN) of the car was KMHJG35F81_. I was stopped in the passing lane at a construction site on route 95 in ri. The vehicle in back of me failed to stop and crashed into the rear of my vehicle. The reclining mechanism on the driver's seat failed which resulted in me being thrown into the back seat causing a back injury. The impact from behind caused my vehicle to crash into the vehicle in front of me, neither airbag went off. My vehicle had extensive damage to both front and rear, the vehicle was a total loss. Do you have any information on reclining seats failing due to rear impact? I would appreciate any information that you could provide. The failure date was Saturday, July 28, 2001.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Hyundai Sonata

The car involved was a 2011 Hyundai Sonata. As I was driving home from work on the highway the steering wheel locked up and started shaking for about five minutes as if it were possessed. I was not able to pull over because of the strength of the wheel shaking. After that incident, it seemed to be fixed on its own. But, later that day visiting family members as I got into the car to go home I started the car up and immediately the eps light started flashing and the steering wheel started going crazy again, so I took the keys out the ignition for it to stop but that didn't work. At that point I decided to call the tow truck to have the dealer inspect the car. That was a week ago. I guess they are still waiting on a part to come, but after all this I won't feel safe driving this car when I get it back with my daughter in it. Updated ivoq 11/05/10. This steering gear box sector shaft problem happened on Sep. 1, 2010.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Jeep Grand Cherokee

The car involved is a 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Rattling in front end over minor bumps. Shocks already replaced, front-end checks out by mechanic. Also, popping and slipping of front-end into turns at slow speeds and right after a turn. It sounds dangerously like front-end is going to fall apart. I heard it's expensive and everything checks out so I desperately need help before I discard the vehicle altogether. The failure date was Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2003.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Jeep Cherokee

The car involved was a 2001 Jeep Cherokee. The VIN of this vehicle is 1J4FF48S31_. Consumer was backing out of the driveway and discovered the steering column had disconnected from the wheel. . Consumer was informed by another dealer that the steering sector shaft was not installed correctly, the bolt was not tight, which caused the loss of steering, also the 4 wheel drive level was vibrating and noisy. It was 01/30/2002 when this steering gear box sector shaft issue happened.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Lincoln Navigator

The car was a 2004 Lincoln Navigator. While driving, I noticed the steering wheel would vibrate and make a clicking noise whenever I drove over a bump or while turning. I took the car back to the dealer and they said it was a lubrication problem. They lubricated the steering shaft. The problem came back 2 days later. In addition, the steering wheel shook vigorously when applying the brakes. I took it back in and they sanded the rotors to fix the shaking problem, but did not do anything about the vibration when turning or going over bumps. This steering gear box sector shaft problem happened on 08/09/2004.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Mercury Mountaineer

The car is a 2000 Mercury Mountaineer. While driving on a dirt road at 15 mph, vehicle suddenly lost power steering. Dealership indicated that this was caused by a bolt in the steering shaft coming loose and falling off.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Mercury Marquis

Crash was involved with this problem. The reporting person owns a 1997 Mercury Marquis. While driving approximately 15 mph on normal road conditions. The driver loss steering control. The vehicle crashed into an utility pole, boulder and fence. The driver sustained minor injury. The police was not called to the scene. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic. The technician stated the failure was contributed to the steering gear box. In addition, there were damages to the structure body of the vehicle. The vehicle is in the process of being repaired. The failure and current mileages were 63,000. The defective steering gear box is available upon request. The VIN was unavailable. This issue happened on Thu., Nov. 26, 2009.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Nissan Pathfinder

The vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN) is JN8AR05YXX_. The owner has a 1999 Nissan Pathfinder. A mechanic informed the contact that the pinion seal was leaking in the front gear box. The mechanic further explained that it may potentially cause a fire or explosion. The manufacturer stated that there were no recalls for that failure. The purchase date and failure mileage were unknown. The current mileage was 140,000. The failure date was Mon., Jan. 14, 2008.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Nissan Frontier

The vehicle involved was a 2001 Nissan Frontier. Caller was having steering problems. After pulling to the side of the road consumer discovered that a bolt had come off. The steering shaft became misaligned causing loss of vehicle control. This occurred today while driving to work. The vehicle is now parked on the side of the road. The vehicle owner is getting a bolt to make repairs before moving vehicle. It was 06/20/05 when this steering gear box sector shaft issue occurred.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Toyota Tundra

The vehicle was a 2000 Toyota Tundra. The VIN of the problem Tundra is 5TBBT4412Y_. The shift lever broke off, disconnected from the steering column at about 21000 miles. After I parked the truck, I was not able to shift it to reverse or any other gear. I had the vehicule towed to a dealer and they replaced the shift lever, tube steering, support tilt mechanism, and shaft control. (covered under warranty) at 44, 000 miles. The exact same problem happened. I talked to the dealer and to a Toyota corporate representative, they stated since my vehicule is out of warranty, there was nothing they could do for me. I feel Toyota should cover the cost of the repair since this is a reccuring problem that is part of the drive train. The shift lever is a part that should last the live cycle of the vehicule. They are well aware of the deffect ; they should bear the cost. It was 03/03/05 when this steering gear box sector shaft issue occurred.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Toyota Sienna

The car involved was a 1998 Toyota Sienna. Steering shaft malfunctioned. When making turns steering wheel would click on left hand turns, and then became loose on left handed turns. Contacted dealer. This problem occurred on 08/02/2002.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Volkswagen Passat

The car was a 2003 Volkswagen Passat. Front headlights malfunctioned - replaced them but they couldn't make the alignment of the beam. The car runs to the right but the wheels are calibrated and the direction alignment is done. The car infiltrated water inside the car and trunk. Sunroof malfunction - opens in all positions but don't close. The car as the front glass is from 2005 and all the others are from 2002, construction of the car 2003. Diesel escaped from the pump. Cd changer - 6 cds as malfunction the radio doesn't eject the cd's. The motor gag various times a constant rotation. The trunk was hard to open and close. There are other complaints. . . . The complaints begin 15 days from the purchase. This steering gear box sector shaft issue occurred Apr. 27, 2005.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Volkswagen Jetta

The vehicle was a 1999 Volkswagen Jetta. The VIN of this vehicle is 3VWSCT29N7_. Rear center seatbelts jam, and will not come loose at all. Dealership is aware of problem. The failure date was Thursday, February 1, 2001.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Buick Lacrosse

The reporting person's vehicle is a 2006 Buick Lacrosse. While driving 5 mph there was a grinding noise when attempting to make a turn. The noise got progressively worse throughout the day. The dealer lubricated the steering. The dealer stated that the grinding noise was due to the steering shaft. The weather conditions were not a factor. The grinding noise recurred within 4 months. The current and failure mileage was 11,000. It was Friday, September 15, 2006 when this steering gear box sector shaft issue happened.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Buick Lesabre

The car involved is a 1997 Buick Lesabre. The VIN of this Lesabre is 1G4HP52K1V_. At any speed consumer would feel slackness in the steering column. Dealer said shaft was worn out. Dealer replaced bottom and top steering. Dealer claimed that eventually it would have caused consumer to lose control. This steering gear box sector shaft problem happened on Sun., Feb. 22, 1998.

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car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem of Cadillac Escalade

The car involved was a 2003 Cadillac Escalade. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is 1GYEK63N93_. Steering wheel failed to turn properly when applied. Driver took the vehicle to dealer for inspection, and mechanic determined that steering housing shaft needed to be replaced. The failure date was 04/04/2005.

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