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post #1 of 10 Old 10-20-2008, 11:02 AM Thread Starter
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loose steering wwheel

my steering wheel on my o8 f350 crew seems to be loose anyone else have this problem and /or solution
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I GUESS TO DEFINE LOOSE I WOULD SAY THERE IS ABOUT A QURTER INCH OF PLAY/WOBBLE IN IT IF I ROCK IT BACK AND FORTH WITH LITTLE OR NO EFFORT.I HAVE AN 01 F350 CREW ALSO AND HAVE NO PROBLEM WITH THIS SINCE NEW MY 08 HAS 13500MI.
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I GUESS TO DEFINE LOOSE I WOULD SAY THERE IS ABOUT A QURTER INCH OF PLAY/WOBBLE IN IT IF I ROCK IT BACK AND FORTH WITH LITTLE OR NO EFFORT.I HAVE AN 01 F350 CREW ALSO AND HAVE NO PROBLEM WITH THIS SINCE NEW MY 08 HAS 13500MI.
Sounds like it would be in the gear box? Is the truck modded at all?

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your truck seems to new for this to happen but check the ball joint on your track bar where it connects to the pitman arm mine was shot and once i replaced it my steering tighted back up

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I GUESS I BETTER REDEFINE LOOSE IT IS MY ACTUAL STEERING WHEEL THAT FEELS LIKE THE NUT HOLDING IT ON IS MAYBE LOOSE? IT IS NOT LOOSE IN THE PROCESS OF STEERING BUT THE WHEEL HAS AN ACTUAL WOBBLE TO IT I CAN GET A ROCKING MOTION OUT OF IT.
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Dude, its an 08, take it to the dealer. warranty is great. beyond that, cant help you much aside from I wouldnt be surprised if there is 'some' play in the steering wheel before something turns.


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remove the airbag it has a star head bolt that tightens
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DEALER REMOVED AIRBAG ASSEMBLY AND RETOURQED BOLT ALL-GOOD
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