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Is this normal?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by Unknown, Mar 27, 2011.

  1. Mar 27, 2011 at 6:17 PM
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    I didnt know where this topic belong so forgive me for my sins :p


    Anyways... last week ago I smashed my radiator pretty bad :eek:

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    everything is fix now but my steering wheel feels funny when im turning to the right only. Got under the truck to see the steering rack and told my dad to move the steering wheel while i checked under the truck and i notice a bolt was loose.



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    Is that normal? Does it need to be tighten?
     
  2. Mar 27, 2011 at 6:20 PM
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    Nope, just get a set of steering rack bushings. I think Wheelers or Toytec has the.
     
  3. Mar 27, 2011 at 6:22 PM
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  4. Mar 27, 2011 at 6:22 PM
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    OK, Do i tighten that bolt up?
     
  5. Mar 27, 2011 at 6:23 PM
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    It won't hurt to try but I bet it is tight. What you see is the rubber bushing is worn causing the rack the move.
     
  6. Mar 27, 2011 at 6:26 PM
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    Don't think it'll do any good until you get new bushings. Just make sure it won't back all the way out by then.
     
  7. Mar 27, 2011 at 6:27 PM
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    The bolt isn't loose, there's a steel sleeve thru the bushing and chances are it's still tight. The bushing is bad. Tightening the bolt at this point is pointless. Buy the good bushings from Wheeler's, install them and THEN tighten the bolt....
     
  8. Mar 27, 2011 at 6:27 PM
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    Oh i see :spy: Well thanks :)
     
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