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Sloppy steering,play in steering wheel

Is there an ajustment, short of replacing parts, to tighten up my sloppy steering? Lots of play in the steering wheel

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Nort really, You have rack and pinion gear, Need to check tie rods, inner and outter, wheel bearings and any linkage in the front end first.

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