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Steering wander on 2000 Excursion

I recently bought a 2000 Excursion with 90k miles on it. I love the truck but have noticed the truck seems to wander a little bit. The tires are probably about 40-50% tread remaining. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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If the steering feels loose, there is an adjustment on top of the steering box that you can adjust in a matter of a couple of minutes that should take care of your problem. If you do a search for wandering steering you will find what you need.
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Thanks for the reply, I will check that out. I'm thinking it may be something different though. It's not like it feels loose-the front end feels tight, it just seems to wander without any movement of the steering wheel. Let me know if this changes your idea on how to fix it.
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when was it aligned last?
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I would bet on it being the steering box. what your describing is exactly what mine did, it was the steering box, my truck seems to eat them, I'm about to replace another one, it will be the trucks 3rd box (of course part of that might be that I have bought them from the junk yard)

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Ball joints? I did mine at 95k. What about tie rod ends?
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