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Clunk coming from my steering gear

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#1 torxxx


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Posted 20 November 2003 - 04:18 AM

So I have a clunk coming from my steering gear.. Just wondering what I'm going to need to replace, and if anyone has any good shortcuts to pulling the steering gear..

#2 Guest_subu luvr_*

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Posted 20 November 2003 - 10:11 AM

many clunks can disguise themselves....

frequently balljoints, or top bearings of the strut can make sounds
when worn out..

also, i think the rack has an adjustment, most do, which might
solve that clunk, but i would have a real good look at the other junk under there too..


#3 Guest_subu luvr_*

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Posted 20 November 2003 - 10:44 AM


sorry, other parts include,
ball joints,
inner and outer tie rod ends,
strut top bearing,
the u-joint on the steering column also sometimes croaks

really helps if you find someone to oscillate the wheel while you
look/feel for the loose part(s).

#4 frag


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Posted 20 November 2003 - 12:01 PM

...and torsion bar bushings.
Thanks subu luvr, i also have a clunk and can use some help in completing my list of possible causes.

#5 Meeky Moose

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Posted 20 November 2003 - 01:25 PM

thanks for the list of stuff to look at...

i have a clunk in my hatch whenever i turn.. sounds just like a tire is hittin the fender.. but i "fixed" the fenders so i know thats not the case.. just can't seem to figure out what it is..

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