2019-2020 Toyota RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid Squeak/groan noise from steering intermediate shaft area

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See Tech Tip T-TT-0582-19

CONDITION:
Customer states that there is a squeak or groan noise from the steering column area when turning the steering wheel.

RECOMMENDATIONS:
Do not apply any lubricant or water to intermediate shaft or seal. This could damage the seal or lead to a repeat repair. Isolate noise using stethoscope and replace affected components.
 
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