Download 2008-10 Ford Escape Steering Column Pop/Clunk Noise On Turns – ACTION Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct thecondition. SERVICE PROCEDURE NOTE FAILURE TO PERFORM STEERING WHEEL POSITION SENSOR CALIBRATION PROCEDURE, AFTER STEERING COLUMN REPLACEMENT, MAY RESULT IN STEERING COLUMN NOISE ON TURNS. 1. Verify noise is coming from steering column and/or steering shaft area and occurs before steering wheel reaches it’s end of travel stop. a. If noise is only present when the steering wheel contacts end of travel stop, it is a normal characteristic of the vehicle and this procedure does not apply. b. If noise is present before or between steering wheel end of travel stop, proceed to Step 2. 2. Replace both the steering shaft and steering shaft coupling u-joint per online Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 211-04. a. Torque the steering column coupling-to-steering column shaft bolt to 52 lb-ft (70 N•m).