Chevrolet Astro Problem Report
Chevrolet Astro Idler/pitman arm or center steering link may wear
The idler arm, pitman arm, or center steering link may wear and cause excess play in the steering. If any of these components are replaced, the front end alignment should be checked.
Idler arms need replacement - Visitor
I did not think I had a steering problem. But a mechanic said it was bad. So I had them replaced. - Visitor
My astro is allwheel drive. I have two Idler-Arms and by design they operate in a slight bind. Iv'e replaced both of them at once and the steering is precise again. The steering balls are on the idler-arm not on the drag link as usual. They'er about $75.00 apiece. - Visitor
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