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post #1 of 4 Old 01-25-2014, 08:38 PM Thread Starter
HadawayBoy89
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Steering wheel play

I have a 1989 jeep Comanche pioneer and there is like 3-4 inches of play in the steering. where should i look first and or how do i go about on fixing this?

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post #2 of 4 Old 01-26-2014, 05:33 PM
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I just had the same issue with my 92 mj. Mine ended up being a worn steering box. What you need to do is crawl under it while someone moves the steering wheel back and forth so uou can pinpoint where all the movement is (what is worn and sloppy).
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post #3 of 4 Old 01-26-2014, 10:17 PM
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Youll get used to it lol kinda nice the more ya drive it
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post #4 of 4 Old 01-27-2014, 06:40 AM
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The box has an adjustment screw on it, you can use it to remove the slack from the worm screw/drive gear in the box.
Assuming you do not have other issues like bad tie rod ends etc.
3-4' seems to much to be just a box though.

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