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My steering on my lawn tractor is not working, i currently have to push down on my steering to help it turn. what is happening and how do i fix it?

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There is a brass or bronze pinion gear at the bottom end of the steering wheel rod, take it off and turn it around (upside down) to make the unworn parts of the pinion engage the rooster gear or replace both of the gears for tight steering again.

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