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steering column shifter wobble

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by G-Force8, Dec 28, 2005.

  1. G-Force8

    G-Force8 1/2 ton status

    May 15, 2005
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    DFW, Texas
    I got in my truck ( '91 Suburban ) saturday , cranked her up and reached to put her in reverse when I noticed the column shifter started wiggling not only in the actual shifter bars' mount, but the whole ring that extends around the column as well. It was tight a shifted perfectly for the past two years and I have no idea how it loosened up. If the truck didn't have any sign of a break-in and wasn't still full of christmas presents I would think someone had screwed up the column trying to crank it.

    Any clue as to how to tighten it up guys?
  2. blackblazer717

    blackblazer717 1/2 ton status

    Jul 1, 2004
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    i would say even though this is the worst thing ever

    (IE: ive had to do it before)
    you need to dissasemble the wntire colomn and see if its broken, i believe theirs little grooves it rides in
    hold on ill go look
    be back in five minutes.

    EDIT: i stand corrected the black pieces that moves with your shifter is connected to a tube that runs the lengh of the steering colomn and i believe is pot metal it must have broke free

    Last edited: Jan 7, 2006

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