steering wander

Shanna Harle
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Asked by Shanna May 14, 2011 at 09:54 PM about the 1997 Ford Expedition 4 Dr Eddie Bauer 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

checked everything-nothing but a warped rotor-still wanders -huge oversteer problem. any ideas?

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Shanna Harle
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its a 97 eddie bauer with aftermarket suspension.

Mathieu Beauchamp
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exessive freeplay in direction suspension components, ball joints-inner n outer tie rod, rack n pinnion, hub bearring...lol

papa
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on the steering box their is a nut and screw loosten nut tighten screw retighten nut,this will tighten up the steering,it may also need a aligment.

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ipm671
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when checking the front end components be sure to check the steering shaft universal joint located about a foot above the steering box. If it is worn excessive play can be observed with 1 person moving the steering wheel back and forth while another watches and using their hands can feel excessive play. If it is worn you would experience wandering and vibration on the highway, which could be misdiagnosed as ball joint problems or some other front end problem. good luck

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