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post #1 of 9 Old 01-15-2012, 10:13 PM Thread Starter
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Loose steering wheel

Sorry but another question lol. My steering wheel is all messed up, video below. I would really like to get this fixed since I'm getting paid tomorrow so I wanted to get your guys' opinions on what it is and make sure I buy the right part(s). Someone told me it might have something to do with the tilt? The previous owners girlfriend would pull herself into the truck with the steering wheel...
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post #2 of 9 Old 01-15-2012, 10:22 PM
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you pop the horn pad off and check the nut holding it on? looks like you may need to rebuild the column

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rebuild or you might be able to find one at a junk yard

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Wow that don't look to good lol. I'd say you column needs rebuilt. If I remember right LMC has the bearings for a good price.


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Haha alright thanks guys, that's what I figured but wanted to make sure

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I tried torquing down the nut and it didn't do anything so I'm going to rebuild the column. I'm ordering the parts right now and just want to make sure I have everything I need to fix it.

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Your looking at some bucks. A crown vic steering column is the same as our trucks. Replaced mine for 200. Works perfect. Junk yard guys eyes light up when you tell the f250.

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I got a complete steering column out of a OBS f-150 for $75 bucks at my local junk yard.
My bearing were toasted also, but didn't wanted to repair it. And also got rid of the ugly non-SRS steering wheel.

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