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Truck Wonders at higher speeds

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by cole47, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. Nov 11, 2009 at 5:44 PM
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    cole47

    cole47 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Here the past few days my truck has got a lot of slack in the steering....it wants to wonder all over the road when you get up past 30-35 mph....what is this??:confused:
     
  2. Nov 11, 2009 at 5:46 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Do you have any low tires?
     
  3. Nov 11, 2009 at 5:47 PM
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    You mean 'wanders' sir.
     
  4. Nov 11, 2009 at 5:47 PM
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    i shouldn't...i just had them filled with nitrogen and rotated a couple weeks ago.....
     
  5. Nov 11, 2009 at 5:49 PM
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    Welll...check tire pressure, and work up...Check to make sure they are not loose, check the steering rack bushings...
     
  6. Nov 11, 2009 at 5:50 PM
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    make sure whats not loose?
     
  7. Nov 11, 2009 at 5:51 PM
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    Wheels. Check the lug nut torque.
     
  8. Nov 11, 2009 at 5:53 PM
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    oh okay....it feels as if im drivin my chevy k10....i can turn the wheel at least a inch either way and it dosnt even budge....
     
  9. Nov 11, 2009 at 5:56 PM
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    Mr.Fahrenheit

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    i actually have this issue as well, racked the truck and found the left inner tie rod end worn/loose. but also there is some play between the steering wheel and the connection to the rack. i think that the steering column might have to be removed and check out the bushings in it.....
     
  10. Nov 11, 2009 at 6:01 PM
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    yeahh i thought about taking it to the champs in the auto tech class at school and seeing if they can figure it out....
     
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