Save yourself the dealer fees and see if this will help you determine the cause of your noise. Posted on one of the other boards by a 20 year GM Suspension/Steering/Brakes Tech.Tracie said:I have only had my car for about 4 months. There is a noise when I turn my steering wheel. I thought it was power steering fluid, but then as I lean closer I can hear it, it sound like plastic rubbing? Any similar problems?
ls973800 said:multiple steering issues on traverse, acadia, & enclave models. the "zipper type" noise heard when turning the steering wheel (sometimes quite faint, some are louder, seems to get worse as vehicle is driven longer) is caused by a dry seal at the steering gear input shaft. this is merely an annoyance and presents no safety issue or operational malfunctions. owners of most vehicles that are out of warranty do not repair this.