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Offline rickyjames83

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Play in steering
« on: 10 April 2014, 11:46 »
I have play in my steering wheel with engine switched off would this be the rack or tie rods

Offline Bellend

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Re: Play in steering
« Reply #1 on: 10 April 2014, 12:18 »
Could be tie rods, track rod ends even ball joints and steering racks.

Have a look at track rods and ends as a start.

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Re: Play in steering
« Reply #2 on: 10 April 2014, 12:59 »
As above really, tie rods are much more likely than the rack.

Offline rickyjames83

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Re: Play in steering
« Reply #3 on: 10 April 2014, 13:23 »
I have new tie rods just the case of making time to change them gotta get new subframe anyway

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Re: Play in steering
« Reply #4 on: 10 April 2014, 16:32 »
I have new tie rods just the case of making time to change them gotta get new subframe anyway

I've got a pair arriving tomorrow for mine...not looking forward to trying to get the old ones off :sad:

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Re: Play in steering
« Reply #5 on: 10 April 2014, 16:40 »
I have done them on a mk3 should be the same hardest part it's getting the spanner in unless u have the proper tools I gotta change the subframe as arb bolts are rounded