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Infiniti QX56 Tilt Steering

When I turn on the ignition, sometimes the tilt steering doesn't tilt to the place in memory. Then when I manually try to tilt, it doesn't tilt at all.
This occurs intermittantly, also the memory switch buttons don't seem to hold their settings either.

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  • donnyplus Oct 18, 2008

    i have the same problem


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66 chrgr
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SOURCE: Intermittent multifunction switch problem?

most definitely is the problem and yes you can do the job the cover around the steering wheel will have to come off a philips screw driver will be needed before taking out get the new switch first so you can see how it is mounted.please rank this answer thanks.

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

michigan man
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SOURCE: rebuilding a 1970 GM tilt steering column

I wish I could help you with this but these people Schram Auto and Truck Parts carry everything for GM cars only phone # is 1-800-292-1032 and they maybe able to assist you

Posted on Feb 01, 2009

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SOURCE: tilt steering play

i have the same problem with mine several times you have to pull the steering off and the spring loaded plate behind the wheel then set back in the column there are 3 torx type fine thread screws you have to tighten and this will take care of the side to side of the tilt wheel if not tightened properly you will have to repeat this procedure again and again good luck

Posted on Feb 05, 2009

jpstuhr
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SOURCE: Steering column removal procedures on

  1. Remove Air Bag Disconnect battery ground cable and remove left instrument panel sound insulator, lower trim panel or duct assembly, and steering column collar, as equipped.
  2. If column is to be disassembled, remove horn contact pad and steering wheel
  3. Push back seal to expose flexible coupling, then remove coupling pinch bolt.
  4. Remove lower column support bracket bolt, then the upper bracket to instrument panel support bolts and lower column.
  5. Disconnect column electrical connectors and shift indicator cable, if equipped.
  6. Disconnect shift cable at actuator and housing holder, then remove steering column.
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Posted on Feb 11, 2009

pingman37
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SOURCE: Need to add power steering fluid for 1997 Infiniti J30

There is no reserve. You will need to add it at the dipstick. 

Posted on May 05, 2009

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