Steering wheel feels loose -
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back > Models > Jeep Grand Cherokee & Commander Forums > WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum > Steering wheel feels loose

Clayton Off Road WJ Long Arm Kits!Baseline 4x4 Lifetime Warranty 4340 Chromoly Axle Shaft KiClayton Off Road - JK Prototype Gas Tank Skid

Unread 08-26-2013, 02:06 PM   #1
Registered User
2005 WK 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Kansas city, Ks
Posts: 48
Steering wheel feels loose

Steering wheel feels loose and it make like a clunk noise inside of the steering wheel at speeds over 50 mph when hitting bumps not sure what it is. Also i can wiggle the steering wheel back and forth about 3/4 of an inch, without any movement from wheels is this ok? Just concerned about it. Thanks for your help.

2005 Grand Cherokee Limited
110k Miles
5.7L Hemi
Cgonzalez is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 08-30-2013, 05:37 AM   #2
Registered User
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Chicago, Il
Posts: 1
Loose steering

Mine commander does the same thing. Was a dealer for recall work and had them look into steering said they found nothing wrong.
Barton47 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 08-30-2013, 07:30 PM   #3
Registered User
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 35
Look for my posts on this, also on (which seems to be hardly used now)

1) check your tie rod ends and A arms

2) option to tighten the rack up, like the old gear box adjustment. This does take play out somewhat.

3) what I did, replace A arms, tie rod ends, rack and control arms.... what a mess at 150 K
darot is offline   Reply With Quote

Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.