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Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problems of the 2001 Oldsmobile Aurora



Three problems related to steering gear box sector shaft have been reported for the 2001 Oldsmobile Aurora.

car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem 1
Failure Date: 12/27/2007

Clunky feel and eventually noise in steering wheel. Turned out to be the steering column intermediate shaft. Looked it up on internet, it is a problem on most gm large cars and trucks. Gm has so far failed to recognize the problem with a recall but has a replacement part available. I replaced it at the cost of $267, well worth it to have my beautiful car like new again, but gm should replace free for the pr.

car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem 2
Failure Date: 12/31/2004

Intermediate steering shaft failure on 2001 Oldsmobile Aurora. Talked to olds numerous times, admitted the problem is so bad that part is on back order for 4 to 6 months. Quick fix is a lube kit they have come out with, but it is only a temporary fix. Consumer should not have to pay for such a common failure.

car   Steering Gear Box Sector Shaft problem 3
Failure Date: 01/01/1901

While driving at any speed, the consumer noticed a noise coming from the steering wheel while making turns or within normal driving. Dealership serviced vehicle and the problem was due to steering shaft was worn. Please provide details.