Loose steeri9ng wheel mount
cpcycle at earthlink.net
Sun Sep 17 23:47:44 EDT 2006
Thanks for the idea Gary, I had tried to use some loctite for engine
cylinders ( it is what i had in stock )
To see if I could get it to stay, but that effort was futile.
I will get some loctite for holding press fit stuff together and I may
try your nail fix. I am thinking a small 3mm
aluminum screw. It would probably shear before a steel nail and lightly
hold it in place.
>I did. I could get it tight, but it would always come loose again. So I got
>it tight and then drilled a small hole through the mount and inserted a
>small nail as a pin. I'm sure an accident would break it loose. I also put a
>little epoxy on where the two meet, but not sure how much that helps. End of
>91 200 TQA
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Chuck Pierce"
>To: "Audi 200" <200q20v at www.audifans.com>
>Sent: Sunday, September 17, 2006 2:30 PM
>Subject: Loose steeri9ng wheel mount
>>I replaced the ignition switch last year and in doing so I managed to
>>knock loose the steering column from its mount in the dash. This mount
>>has a bevel to swedge the steering column in place. The bevel allows the
>>steering column to travel forward when in an accident collapsing the
>>steering column. I have tried to use a clamp to swedge the pieces back
>>together w/o any luck. Has any one had this problem? Or does anyone have
>>an ideas on how I can get it to stay tight? The steering wheel isn't
>>going to go anywhere, but I would feel better if I did not have it
>>rattling a small amount.
>>91 200 20v Avant
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