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dj_craig_

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Steering play
« on: 20:11, Thu 25 August 2011 »
I have got play on the steering wheel, I dont think its the column bushes coz when I wiggle steering wheel I can see the bar moving wich goes into the rubber boot on bulkhead so were could the play be coming from apart from rack ? Any ideas please as I think it may fail an MOT because of it, worst part about it is I caused it myself using a steering lock :-( :(

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Re: Steering play
« Reply #1 on: 21:21, Thu 25 August 2011 »
Check the UJ that connects the steering rack to the steering column.

It's not uncommon for them to get a bit loose with age.

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Re: Steering play
« Reply #2 on: 21:43, Thu 25 August 2011 »
Cheers for that ash-lee, where is this uj behind the rubber boot ?  Is it a easy fix ? I do hope its that. Thanks again mate.

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Re: Steering play
« Reply #3 on: 21:54, Thu 25 August 2011 »
It's not accessible from inside the footwell.

You will need to look at it under the bonnet, there will more then likely be a plastic cover over it.

http://www.cgbmotorsport.net/steering-u ... -199-p.asp