Sloppy Steering Adjustment

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  1. ramhunter9

    ramhunter9 Supporting Member

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    when you turn the the wheel when going around a curve ... does the wheel come back to center on its own ?

    That is what you want . If you have to turn it by hand back to center after a turn it is to tight
     
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    I think i got mine a little too tight then, it wont hurt it test driving it will it?
     
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    No It wont , thats how you adjust it .. drive , tweak , drive
     
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    Now the wheel comes back on its own but not all the way center, would that be the steering box just worn out or is it too loose now?
     
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    You will never get it perfect , but if it comes back close to center then you are fine
     
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    Sweet, thanks for the assistance
     
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    No problem
     
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    i'm going to have to try this. my steering has a lot of play in it.
     
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    It works!!!
     
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    Did this on my 99 the other day. The truck handles alot better and its not like im driving a boat down the road and im not fighting with the steering wheel to keep the truck on the road. Made a very noticeable difference in handling!
     

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