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NA Steering rack pre-load adjustment

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Tony Rama
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NA Steering rack pre-load adjustment

Postby Tony Rama » Sat Apr 15, 2017 4:07 pm

Hi All,

Got play in the steering rack. Checked all the ball joints, the steering column UJ and and all other joints and all seems well. So it seems to be the rack.

Does anyone know the procedure for adjusting the pre-load? I see there is a large 38mm? locknut with a smaller nut head in the centre on the rack opposite the steering column input. Is this for the pre-load?

Any advise would be appreciated.

Regards,

Tony

PS. Its PS (power steering)
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Re: NA Steering rack pre-load adjustment

Postby Mazda Mender » Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:17 am

I am sure i answered this?
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Re: NA Steering rack pre-load adjustment

Postby blackyb » Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:43 pm

You certainly did, advice was get a new rack and as far as I know that advice still stands!!
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