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How do I assemble 1988 jimmy steering column start to finish.

I have all the parts in a pile and need to assemble them.

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Go to the dealer and ask the parts dept if they will print you a parts breakdown sheet from the factory parts manual, they are great for this kind of repair, really shows every little detail, don't shut me down on this suggestion, I have allot of experience doing these column repairs and the factory breakdown parts sheet is the best source I have come up with in 30 year's of being a mech.

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