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post #1 of 6 Old 09-10-2011, 11:58 AM Thread Starter
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Too much play and rattle in Steering Wheel

I have recently been driving. Noticed that there is alot of play. Sometimes my the steering wheel would lock up. It would make a snapping sound when I turned the steering wheel and would have the loose play again. Later in the day I heard and felt the steering wheel rattling. If I put pressure on my steering wheel. I can feel the intermediate shaft moving with it freely up and down. When I look under the hood. I see that there is a part popped out of the steering column connected to the intermediate shaft. What is this part called. I need to get back on the road.

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post #2 of 6 Old 09-10-2011, 12:57 PM
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It's a 20 dollar fix if you do it yourself. Lower steering column bearing. I will find the link and post it momentarily.
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post #4 of 6 Old 09-10-2011, 01:23 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks so much! Is there a way to disconnect the top part of the shaft without taking the steering box out?
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I believe that info is in that thread.
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post #6 of 6 Old 09-14-2011, 04:11 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks so much! Replaced it and it works!
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