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First off the steering is really loose. i know this is due to the steering box needing to be tightened, but the main problem is the truck is out of line very badly. and i believe that is causing the biggest problem of all. when i try to turn to go around a curb, my truck will keep going straight so when i try to turn the wheel to go around the corner i have to keep turning until my truck whips around it. what could be wrong?

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  • Richard Scordino Mar 15, 2011

    Sounds like the steering box is completely worn out or has come off the chassis.

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The steering box needs to be replaced! You might also have some other serious and dangerous front end problems.

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