[V8] Steering Rack Centering
indischrot at gmail.com
Mon Jun 25 16:01:18 EDT 2007
The issue with the vehicle is that the car drives straight when the
steering wheel "TDC" is near 11 o'clock. I wanted to verify that the
wheel had not be put on incorrectly in the past before taking it to get
I have never had the wheel off, personally, but since the Airbag light
is on, there is suspicion that it may have been off in the past.
Jason Wilkerson wrote:
>Is the alignment right? If so, I always just remove the airbag (two torx
>heads, but a 6mm allen will work too), then with a 24mm socket remove the
>steering wheel and adjust accordingly. Drive the car and let the steering
>wheel center itself, then stop and re-center wheel with above procedure.
>I only do this if I removed the wheel and then lost the place where it
>goes. If you do this a bunch and then get alignments done you risk not
>getting the rack centered and you may not have the same amount of thread
>engagement on the outer to inner tie rod connection. Just a thought.
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