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1998 Chevrolet Astro Question: Steering Gear Box



, Hinesville, GA, January 19, 2009, 13:18

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

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    January 19, 2009, 15:40

    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.

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