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Steering Service Diagnosis - GPW


GPW - Steering System Illustration

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Hard Steering:Probable Solution:
Lack of lubrication Lubricate all connections
Tie rod ends worn Replace
Connecting rod ball joints tight Adjust
Cross shaft improperly adjusted Adjust
Steering gear parts worn Replace
Steering Loose: Probable Solution:
Tie rod ends worn Replace
Connecting rod ball sockets worn Replace
Steering gear parts worn Replace
Steering gear improperly adjusted Adjust
Road Shock: Steering connecting rod too tight; axle spring clip loose; wheel bearings loose, poor shock absorber control
Turning Radius: Short one side Center bolt in spring sheered off, axle shifted, steering arm bent, steering arm not properly located on steering gear

* Excerpt from the Service Manual for 41-45 MB, GPW