Table 3-5. Troubleshooting (Cont)
Test or Inspection
91. STEERING WHEEL HAS TOO MUCH PLAY.
Step 1. Check for loose screw (1) in steering shaft universal joint (2).
If screw in steering shaft universal joint is loose, tighten
fastening nut (3).
If screw in steering shaft universal joint is not loose, go to
Step 2. Check for play in drag link and tie rod ball joints.
If there is play in drag link or tie rod ball joints, replace tie
rod or drag link ball joints (pages 4-338, 4-346).
If there is no play in drag link or tie rod ball joints, go to
Step 3. Check power steering gear adjustment as follows:
Make sure vehicle is parked on level surface with front wheels straight