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  Topic: Steering play causing car to go straight
rbutler914

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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Mar 01, 2022 10:36 am   Subject: Re: Steering play causing car to go straight
UpdateÖ..good news is problem corrected, bad news, not obvious what it was although left inner tie rod end appears to have been the culprit. Recent work included new (used) Pittman arm, new left and ...
  Topic: Steering play causing car to go straight
rbutler914

Replies: 16
Views: 561

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Feb 15, 2022 4:59 pm   Subject: Re: Steering play causing car to go straight
I was referring to the steering column and the flange above and below the coupling disc. All those connections appear solid and tight. So it seems my issue is between there and the drop arm/tie rod en ...
  Topic: Steering play causing car to go straight
rbutler914

Replies: 16
Views: 561

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Feb 15, 2022 10:30 am   Subject: Re: Steering play causing car to go straight
TRW box was installed about 6 mos ago.

With car on jackstands, watched steering shaft/coupler/Pittman arm movement as my wife turned wheel lock to lock many times. Everything looked good with shaft ...
  Topic: Steering play causing car to go straight
rbutler914

Replies: 16
Views: 561

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Feb 13, 2022 7:05 pm   Subject: Re: Steering play causing car to go straight
Gonna investigate more next week. Sound seems and feels to emanate from the pitman arm/tie rod connectionÖand one of the tie rod ends looks kinda funky, old, maybe an issue there. Iíll post what I f ...
  Topic: Steering play causing car to go straight
rbutler914

Replies: 16
Views: 561

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Feb 11, 2022 8:43 am   Subject: Re: Steering play causing car to go straight
Removing tank seems like the next move to diagnose.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j30KsqL9y4E
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yy75s4VUu10

Couple videos of sound made when steering wheel ďsl ...
  Topic: Steering play causing car to go straight
rbutler914

Replies: 16
Views: 561

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Feb 10, 2022 6:01 pm   Subject: Re: Steering play causing car to go straight
Steering box is centered and also secure to the beam, btw I had the steering box replaced with a new one (TRW) because I thought that was the issue but didnít help. Iíve been under the car with mechan ...
  Topic: Steering play causing car to go straight
rbutler914

Replies: 16
Views: 561

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Feb 10, 2022 12:23 pm   Subject: Re: Steering play causing car to go straight
Iíve had the car bout 3 years, itís had this issue the whole time. Iíve had local mechanic check it, nothing is apparent when vehicle is lifted off ground, the movement only occurs with weight on the ...
  Topic: Steering play causing car to go straight
rbutler914

Replies: 16
Views: 561

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Feb 10, 2022 10:08 am   Subject: Steering play causing car to go straight
Hi all, I have a 71 squareback, original, Iíve searched and canít find anyone with similar problem. When entering a gradual turn and moving the wheel about 1/8 turn, maybe less, the front wheels ďrel ...
 
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