Re: [DML] Digest Number 5813
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Re: [DML] Digest Number 5813



How difficult is it to replace the cage? Mine has rattled 
around ever since I acquired the car.


Johnny 〆 (iPod) sn1382

On Dec 26, 2011, at 3:48 PM, Jake Kamphoefner <jakekamp@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> 
> 
> The new bushings should easily last longer than 5 years, even with daily use.  
> In addition to what Mike mentioned, check the cage under the column.  They will 
> break particularly if you constantly use the steering wheel to help yourself out 
> of the car.
> 
> In some circumstances they may be able to be welded, but a replacement is much 
> better considering it is a significant safety feature.  I don't recall it being 
> very expensive, either.
> 
> Jake Kamphoefner
> 1063
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>  
> 
> ________________________________
> From: Michael Griese <mike.griese@xxxxxxx>
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Mon, December 26, 2011 12:56:09 PM
> Subject: Re: [DML] Digest Number 5813
> 
>   
> Is your steering column tilt adjustment tightened? Look for a knob on the right 
> hand side of the steering column under the dash. Turn it clockwise to tighten. 
> 
> --
> Mike
> 
> ________________________________
> From: Adrian Dunker <dunker.adrian@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Mon, December 26, 2011 11:35:03 AM
> Subject: Re: [DML] Digest Number 5813
> 
> Hello group,
> 
> I was wondering how often steering column bushings need to be replaced.
> Mine was done about 5 years ago, but now the column rattles like crazy at
> high speeds. It is my daily driver, so I've put some miles on it, but I
> didn't expect this to be a regular replacement. I've never heard of any
> other car having to replace a steering column bushing every few years.
> 
> Merry Christmas and happy holidays,
> Adrian Dunker
> 010674
> 
> P.S. It's easy not to read and respond to posts that you don't like. No
> one is forcing you to read all of them and get upset about something
> someone else says.
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