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My steering wheel has lots of play up and down , side to side i removed steering wheel i'm stuck on how to get the rest apart to tighten bolts in steering column

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You're best to remove the entire column and do it in the bench, if you can get a diagram it will help a lot, assembilng a steering column is tricky, some parts are spring loaded and others only assemble in in the proper order, you got the steering column out, now you will need a tool to depress the lock plate, remove the c clip and the plate, then remove the signal arm and fourway button, remove the signal switch plate remember how everything came out,you should be able to remove the steerin shafe and get at the four bolts holding the tilt mechanism, four reverse torx bolts, reassemble and install, good luck

Posted on Apr 30, 2010

  • NoName NoName Aug 04, 2012

    Removing the steering column from the vehicle won't make it any easier to take apart all the parts inside the steering wheel. It's just an extra step to deal with. Just get the right tools, refer to the internet or take pictures. It's no that hard to do...maybe 2-3 hours the first time.

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