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How doI remove my stubshaft (in the steering gear box)

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by shaun, May 24, 2004.

  1. shaun

    shaun 1/2 ton status

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    I have taken off all the retainer nuts and the plug buyt it wont pull out? It did yesterday. And It did in my donor vehicle. But now mine wont? What could be holding it in???
     
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    Is it in the center ( steering wheel straight)?
     
  3. shaun

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    Not sure does it have to be? I will try that. WHat else could cause it???
     
  4. shaun

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    I recentered my wheel and still nothing. It slid out so easily before??? What happened??? I didnt drive it. I simply parked it. No real turns just one slight bend into the garage????????/ /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif
     
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    After centering the wheel, grab the rag joint end on the box, rotate it about 1/8-1/4 of a turn in both directions as you try to pull it out. That should free up any binding in it. Some very light tapping is okay, just don't beat on it.
     

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