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post #1 of 17 Old 11-11-2010, 10:25 PM Thread Starter
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STEERING BOX HELP!!!!

So my trucks steering is getting looser and looser. Had the truck for 3 years now and the steering is really bad. How do I adjust the Steering box.

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yuck I need to know about this too....I do have a new-ish one sitting here to go in jic..... don't have a clue on how to do it, nor do I think I even want to know.....

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If you from the top of the engine bay down at the steering box there's a locknut and adjusting screw on top (you might have to clean it up due the grease and dirt that collects there). Just loosen up the nut then use a allen wrench to adjust.

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How much do you tighten the bolt down will it stop when its all the way adjusted or do you turn it little by little and keep taking it for a test drive?

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Well guys I took my truck in for Hard start and got a new FICM under warranty
plus my steering was real loose and I thought it was my steering box. Well nope It turned out to be
a Bad center drag link that was causing my steering to be as loose as a goose. Something to think or
look at when you have a loose all over the road steering ..

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check all your steering components first because if you adjust the nut and dont need to you can break the box.

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ok which one is the drag link. is it the one that goes from the frame to the front diff? also i have never adjusted this either not sure if it makes a difference or not.

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ok which one is the drag link. is it the one that goes from the frame to the front diff? also i have never adjusted this either not sure if it makes a difference or not.
the one I broke not a easy task

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which one is it tho?

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the upper one....

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