[DML] Re: Steering column vibration when braking
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[DML] Re: Steering column vibration when braking

Start replacing the bushing.
After replacing the bushing test for play in the steering (which would point to the rack or to the tie ord ends).
Play in the tie rod ends can be tested with a tire lever and a block of wood.

I assume you do not feel those pulses in the brake pedal?
(Would be strange after replacing alle the brake parts as you did).


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Richard" <racuti1@...> wrote:
> I'm still getting a rythmic pulsation in the steering wheel/column when braking, especially when only braking moderately. It gets a little better when braking hard.
> Please read the following carefully, so as not to recommend an action that I've already taken. I HAVE:
> Brake calipers completely replaced
> Brake discs replaced
> Rubber brake lines replaced
> Brake master cylinder replaced
> Upper AND lower control arm bushings replaced
> Lower control arms boxed in
> Tie rod ends replaced about 5-6 years ago, but not a whole lot of miles on them.
> I have NOT YET:
> Replaced the steering column bushing (and it is gone)
> Replaced the steering rack
> I'm at the point where I'm thinking this is a combination of the worn away column bushing and slop in the steering rack.
> What say you?


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