Idler/pitman arm or center steering link may wear on GMC Safari

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 133,333 (85,000–200,000)
16 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
23 people reported this problem
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Second replacement of idler arms - common problem.
Idler arms go bad in 6 months to 2 years record of 4 sets since new
Replaced Arms, Approximately every 40K miles