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I have a 1989 Chevrolet Truck CK 2500 2wd. I have had reason to remove the steering wheel and adjoining components to tighten the 4 screws that would loosen from time to time, giving me a sloppy steering wheel. On this latest attempt, the problem has worsened to where there is something loose further inside the column. The 4 brass bolts that bolt the column to the bracket under the dash are tight. The two nuts that hold the column firm up against the plate under the dash are tight also. This problem is clearly further inside the column. When I press the outer shell of the lower part of the column in toward the dash, the wobble goes away. So it is clear there is something else loose in there that holds that component snug in place. What is it, and how do you get to it? THank You For any assistance you can give. Marcus luv2bfit274@yahoo.com

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I am experiencing similar problems on an '89 S-10. I have the entire steering column torn apart. There are 4 bolts inside the steering column that come loose and cause the steering wheel to move a little bit. I fixed that problem, but now I'm stuck. I believe there is something that is supposed to attached the shift tube to the gear bowl or the steering column housing, and now thats where I'm stuck. Hopefully you'll be able to tighten those 4 bolts inside the housing and be done with it, good luck. Anyone else have advice?

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