Clunk, Popping or Bumping Noise Heard When Turning Steering Wheel – 2015 Chevrolet City Express

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NHTSA ID Number: 10201121

Manufacturer Communication Number: 15-NA-088



Clunking, Popping or Bumping Noise Heard When Turning Steering Wheel




Some customers may comment on a clunking, popping or bumping noise heard from the front end when turning the steering wheel.

After further inspection, it will reveal that the noise is coming from one of the front struts.



Install a spacer in both the right and left front strut assemblies.


Parts Information

Description Part Number Qty
Front Spring Upper Spacer 19317867 2


1 Affected Product




1 Associated Document

Manufacturer Communications

Bulletin No.: 15-NA-088
Date: Dec-2015

MC-10201121-9999.pdf 410.808KB

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