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Old 08-06-2010, 05:10 PM   #1
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My alignment is great, no problems there, but my steering wheel is crooked, about 130 counter clockwise. It doesn't both me but its the wife seems to hate it.

Is there an way to correct this without screwing up the alignment?

I also tried a search but had no luck. I found newer or older models not anything related to my 93.
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They should have fixed it when they aligned it. I'm sure there is an easy way and someone will chime in. But, last result, you can pull and clock the steering wheel.
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I just bought the truck so it came crooked.. I would rather not pay for an un-needed alignment, if I can easily remedy this myself
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before anything.... have the wheels straight... and count the turns to to the wheel lock from the middle.. seee if when they aligned it with out wheel staight... like i think i should be like 2.5 turns each way... if its fine... then pull on ur horn on the console and it will pop off and theres i think a 15 mm bolt behind it take that out pop wheel off then center it...
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Have a steering wheel puller handy, my 95 was a bitch to get off. There are a couple kinds of pullers, make sure you have the correct one, drilling and tapping your steering wheel sucks, trust me.
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You can make sure the steering wheel is on straight by checking the marks on the shaft and wheel, but if it's on straight don't remove it to put it on crooked. If the wheel is on straight then get an alignment, the alignment can't be that great if the wheel is crooked.
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Someone probably put new tie rod ends and never re-adjusted or centered the steering. Happened with our escort. Replaced ends and steering was off, I just turned the collars until wheel was straight.
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Your reply is definitely a great one because it is detailed. It's really worth trying. The only problem is the car model because it seems to be too old.
You're a f*cking *****hole. Get lost spammer. Mods delete this too when you delete his post.

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