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post #1 of 12 Old 10-09-2012, 09:06 PM Thread Starter
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Drag link adjustment

I am trying to re center my steering wheel.Does anyone have any advice to loosen up the drag link for adjustment. my drag link will not move and those bolt are very loose.

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post #2 of 12 Old 10-09-2012, 09:34 PM
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WD40 overnight & tap with a hammer.

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post #5 of 12 Old 10-10-2012, 05:58 AM
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? You have a 2010 and it's already seized up? I had no problem at all.. Not that it helps you at this point.
I'd try a pair of pliers, vice grips, robo grips, monkey wrench, whatever you have.
You are loosening the two 15mm bolts right? (just checking).
Mine turned by hand very easily....

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The 15 mm bolts are very loose. I give those Ideas a try this weekend
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post #7 of 12 Old 10-10-2012, 07:39 AM
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Vise grips always do the trick for me.
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I had to apply an ungodly amount of liquid wrench, took me about 20-25 minutes of working it back and forth with vice grips while rejuicing to get it unstuck. Nothing magic here, just throw on enough penetrating oil and add lots of patience.
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May be worth unthreading the whole thing and applying anti-seize to the threads.
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When I take care of it this weekend and just going to spray it down good. Has any one used a screw driver on it?
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When I take care of it this weekend and just going to spray it down good. Has any one used a screw driver on it?
Nope, the pipe wrench should make quick work of it though.
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Nope, the pipe wrench should make quick work of it though.
x2, on the pipe wrench method. You could also "PB blast" that overnight before turning it with the pipe wrench. Fortunately for me I was able to loosen the two bolts and turn it with my hand to straighten up the steering wheel....
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