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Steering column the steering seems to have become loose...or feels like the steering wheel adjustment lever is stuck open...

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  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    lever is so loose it will not go into gear

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    lever moves very loosely too loose will not engae differant gears ,it just moves real loose

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Inside the engine compartment, you will see the steering column coming through the firewall. Should be a box that the column goes into. Have somebody move the steering wheel (i.e. lift up on it and pull down on it) while you watch to see exactly where the movement is. Once you know this, you can show it to the guy at the local parts store and he will be able to tell you what you need.

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