NHTSA — Steering: Linkages Problems


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
68,700 miles

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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora steering problems

steering problem

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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 262007

Aurora 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 68,700 miles


My 2001 Oldsmobile Aurora has a re-occurring problem with a noise associated with the steering or front end, I am not sure which. It starts out as either a grinding or clunking sound when turning - notice it more as I am turning into my alley which is sort of a dip then a small rise from the street level. I have had it repaired at least three times since I bought the car new and it is starting to act up again. Of course it is out of warranty now so I can hardly wait to see what they try to tell/sell me on getting it repaired this time. All the other times, the dealership indicated they took something apart and greased it. It lasted for 15 - 20K miles or so and needed to be done all over again. I am not happy that a re-occurring problem is now my problem. I can only mark down the last incident on this report. I now have 69K+ miles on the car and I cannot remember all the dates of when each incident happened. But, suffice it to say about every 15 - 20K miles.

- Richardson, TX, USA

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