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Old 11-21-2010
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Steering Wheel slop

When Im driving, and even when the truck is off, I can turn the wheel quite a bit both directions like its loose. It has quite a bit of slack. Only problem is.. it's not loose. How do we fix this? I'm scared to drive my truck cause I feel like it's gonna fly off a cliff, this problem makes me squrve a little bit. We think maybe some bushings, or joints are wore out. Anyone have any ideas?
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Old 11-22-2010
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check your steering shaft. Mine was loose as hell and thats why my steering wheel did the same thing as yours



^^ It was pretty bad as you can see lol
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chances are the steering box is war out. the older models were bad to get sloppy like that
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