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The steering wheel turns but the front wheels only move when the gear on bottom touches the other gear it will catch sometimes when you turn wheel

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Either the gears are worn or sheered or the bushing holding the steering shaft is worn and needs renewing.

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Tightening steering wheel on husqvarna tractor 42in 15 horsepower no. yth1542


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Why want my tractor turn every time you turn the wheel


Hi Tuffy:
If you look at the linkage, the bottom of the shaft from the steering wheel will probably have a gear that connects to the steering quadrants. It may be that the parts are worn or are loose so they don't engage properly.
This will be a project that takes a bit of time and patience in
- looking at the pieces to see where it's not working, and
- determining if you are capable of repairing it.

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I have a 2005 Pontiac grand am and every time I go around a corner, doesn't matter if its a left or right turn, I hear what sounds like a grinding noise coming from the front of the vehicle near the...


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Here is the Technical Service Bulletin that maybe of help, worth looking into but can't guarantee that it would fix your problem Steering - Steering Column Clunking When Turning TECHNICAL Bulletin No.: 01-02-32-001P Date: November 25, 2009 Subject: Clunk Felt/Noise Heard From Steering Column, Steering Gear and/or Front Of Vehicle During Turning Maneuver and/or Steering Wheel Rotation (Replace Intermediate Shaft As Directed) Models: 2001-2004 Buick Regal 2005-2008 Buick Allure (Canada Only), LaCrosse 2000-2008 Chevrolet Impala 2000-2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo 1998-2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue 2004-2007 Pontiac Grand Prix Supercede: This bulletin is being revised to add the 2008 Buick LaCrosse/Allure. Please discard Corporate Bulletin Number 01-02-32-001O (Section 02 - Steering). Condition Some customers may comment on a clunk type noise coming from the front of the vehicle while driving during a turning maneuver.

1. Locate a large area (parking lot) where the vehicle can be turned in a tight circle. 2. Turn the steering wheel to the right and/or left all the way to the steering lock, then off the steering lock a 1/4 turn. 3. Drive the vehicle approximately 5 km/h (3 mph) in a circle, preferably over rough pavement or seams on the road surface. 4. Drive the vehicle straight ahead at idle speed while applying and releasing the brake pedal. Listen/feel the steering wheel for the clunk/noise condition. 5. If a clunk is felt in the steering wheel, the MOST likely cause is the I-shaft - not the steering gear. Continue with the correction. Correction DO THIS - Replace the intermediate shaft DON'T DO THIS - DO NOT lube the intermediate shaft Replace the existing intermediate shaft

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98 Chrysler Town & Country Ignition, steering wheel & gear shift are all locked up. Last night we stopped to get some fast food. When we came back out to the van, it would not allow us to move...


Sometimes the mechanical system that locks your steering wheel has too much vehicle weight which can prevent the key from turning. If you can move the vehicle back and forth while someone turn the steering wheel and turn the ignition switch.

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My key is stuck on acc. Car is off, no power and cannot move the gear shift or remove the key. What should I do?


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How do I align the steering after I replace the steering gear box so I have equal rotations on the steering wheel from left to right on a 1992 chevy astro van?


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My steering wheel is vibrating really bad and I can't turn the wheel


If you cannot turn the front wheels and the steering wheel was vibrating before then (since I assume that the car is undrivable now), then your car most likely has broken/damaged tie rod: check if the front wheels wobbles.
A less common problem is the actual steering/wheel rack-pinion gearing mechansim is broken and it is indicated by not being able to move both the front wheels together.
In both case, you need specialist repair.
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