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Unread 11-18-2013, 01:01 PM   #1
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Hi all,
I have a 94 4l cherokee. steering box was replaced 3ish years ago (clanking) all been fine until recently... the steering seems to have gone light (not wrong, just light) should I worry?

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Unread 11-22-2013, 03:17 PM   #2
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Sorry all,
Does the light steering issue ring any alarm bells, sorry to ask but the car is used to carry my family around
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Unread 11-23-2013, 03:53 PM   #3
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When you say light do you mean loose? Or hard to turn or is it too easy to turn? Does it drive straight or is it wandering?
Is there a lot of play in the steering wheel
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Unread 11-23-2013, 04:10 PM   #4
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Hey, thanks for the reply, nope it just seems really easy to steer no real play just a very light steering action, all fine on a straight motorway. .. any ideas? (I've had her for over 10 years and she hasn't ever felt like this) p.s. local garage had a look and said all seems fine.
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Unread 11-24-2013, 03:33 AM   #5
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If there's real play or wandering or noises then I would think it is ok.
You can always take it to another shop like an alignment shop for a second opinion.
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Unread 11-24-2013, 05:45 AM   #6
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Check the tire pressure first. Did someone fill the tires to MAX pressure instead of recommended pressure?
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Unread 11-24-2013, 08:32 AM   #7
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Hey guys, thanks for the reply... no wandering, clanks or anything I'll try a local tyre shop (they are good & trustworthy with tracking etc) I'll get back to you if I make any headway
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Unread 03-10-2014, 11:58 AM   #8
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So... If the steering damper was shot, what would the symptoms be (I have no death wobble)?
Thanks in advance
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