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Old 06-18-2012, 02:15 PM
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04 F-350 Steering problem

I have a 04 F-350 powerstroke 4x4 and have been having a steering problem, issue with the truck pulling hard one way then the other at times. The problem doesn't happen all the time and the steering is fine. I noticed it happening at first coming off corners te steering wheel while driving didn't want to come back to straight and the truck would pull hard to that side. A quick jerk of the wheel in the opposite direction and it would be fine. I brought it to a garage who I trust (they work on our fleet vehicles) and they said all the ball joints, tie rod ends, drag arm all seem fine. The greased the hell out of everything and for 2 weeks the problems seemed to go away. Over the past 3 days I have had problems while driving the truck feels like it is walking/pulling to one side then there almost feels like a shift in something in the front end and it pulls the other way. Again this isn't happening all the time. Someone said the axle joints could be bad does anyone know how to check them? Any other thoughts on the cause?
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Old 06-19-2012, 02:31 PM
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I also replaced EVERYTHING in my front end. It seems like the truck goes one way then once I correct the wheel it goes the other way.

I'm thinking my steeringbox is going out but haven't had time to look.
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Old 06-19-2012, 05:44 PM
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I think I might have solved mine, but I don't want to speak too soon, but my steering stablizer was junk.
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Old 08-12-2012, 04:50 PM
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any updates on this? Did the steering stabilizer do the trick... or was it axle joints?
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