Drag link update install

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Had my drag link installed yesterday. Impressive it took almost 4 hours. I had to adjust my steering myself as the steering wheel was about 20 degrees off. That is all.
 
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Straightened out the steering wheel. Took 5 minutes.
Also, steering is much tighter. I am thinking these need to be replaced every 75,000 miles. Feels like a new truck.
 

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I'd be pretty unhappy if they spent 4 hours on it and the wheel wasn't straight. But glad you got the fix. I also have the updated, recalled drag link on my 18. The no weld version. Didn't change anything with the steering effort or tightness, but I was at about 34K when it was done.
 

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Yes, mine does not steer any different before or after, but I'm glad I have a good link under my truck that wont come apart like the defective ones and is not welded. Something I never allowed as that's not a proper repair to an designed adjustable steering component.
 
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My truck is at 114,000 miles. Those ball joints won't last forever.
 

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I didn't investigate the recall and they welded it. Oh, well. Higher priority trying to keep the engine and drivetrain alive.
 

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You could still contact @RamCares and see if they can assist you. I would request that it be replaced with the new/updated link like they did for me and several others. Kailyn was great. I dont know if she is still there or not.
 
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I still have the welded one. @RamCares never contacted me after my requests last year.
I'll just wait for it to wear and buy my own.
 

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Hi Everyone,
If you'd like additional assistance in addressing this drag link weld, feel free to follow up with us in private message.

Sarah
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Hi Everyone,
If you'd like additional assistance in addressing this drag link weld, feel free to follow up with us in private message.

Sarah
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Nice Sarah, thanks for posting and reaching out. Hopefully some of the members who still have the issue will reach out.
 
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