Car Questions
RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

Steering Gear Box

(1998 Chevrolet Astro)
in Hinesville, GA on January 19, 2009
How do you take play out of steering gear box of a 98 Astro van

Tie rod, drag link, idler arm was inspected and check out good. This is the reason why I think the gear box has too much play
Displaying 1 answers & 0 comments
Popular Answer
on January 19, 2009
The adjustment is usually a threaded screw/stud with a lock nut on the steering box. You need to be very careful adjusting this because if you make it too tight, the steering wheel will not go back to center correctly.
Get a repair estimate
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 2,000 quality certified locations nationwide.
Or interested in getting a repair? Find a Shop

Similar Questions

View answers to similar questions from RepairPal's community of auto experts and enthusiasts.
I have 157.000 miles not untl i heard the not whining but scratchy noise only when turning wheel that i was told the ...
I have about 120,000 highway miles, not having any issues currently.
Didn't find what you were looking for?