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Username Post: Steering wheel        (Topic#366056)
Hiosilver 
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Reg: 03-22-20
08-09-21 08:35 AM - Post#2824797    

I have a 1986 Silverado with a loose steering wheel, I’m wondering if it would be easier to change it out with a aftermarket column or repair the old one. Any thoughts will be appreciated
Ron



Edited by Tony on 08-09-21 10:12 AM. Reason for edit: Moved post to correct forum

 
gchemist 
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gchemist
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Reg: 05-09-00
08-09-21 01:48 PM - Post#2824823    
    In response to Hiosilver

My truck has a loose column too. It was tight for a long time. I didn't remove the screws and use locktite on them. You can remove the steering wheel, plate, springs, and turn signal switch. I crafted my own "U" tool to press down the plate. Once all the parts are removed, you can take out one screw at a time. Use red locktite and put them back in. It's not hard. It can be complicated if you have never removed the internal parts. I'll look for a good write up with pictures.

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