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Tightening up steering?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by memario1214, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. Jun 3, 2012 at 8:49 AM
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    memario1214

    memario1214 [OP] Vivid Illumination Vendor

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    It seems to me like the steering in my truck has a lot of play in it. Hit bumps and the wheel seems to jerk around a lot. Driven a lot of vehicles over the past few weeks (some newer, some older) and none seem to be as bad as mine. Someone recommended having my steering rack bushings replaced. Aside from that, anything else I should either look at or look into replacing? My pickup has ~110k on the ODO
     
  2. Jun 3, 2012 at 9:09 AM
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    BAMFTACO

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    When you turn are you feeling the joints from the tie rod conected to the steering rack making clunk. That's happing with my truck probably should replace those but I got no money
     
  3. Jun 3, 2012 at 9:11 AM
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    memario1214

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    No clunk, just "loose". Don't really know how else to describe it... :notsure:
     
  4. Jun 3, 2012 at 9:15 AM
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    Let me see if I can find a link for that I remember reading something about this they replaced the bushing on the bottom of the steer column
     
  5. Jun 3, 2012 at 9:18 AM
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    Can't find the link but I'll keep posted
     
  6. Jun 3, 2012 at 9:23 AM
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  7. Jun 3, 2012 at 9:48 AM
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