Wayward Steering Problem

Discussion in '94-95 5.0 - Specific' started by kyle94gt, Aug 4, 2007.

  1. kyle94gt

    kyle94gt Active Member

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    Once again another question left to be answered haha... since I've had the car (bought in November of 2006) it's had this problem with the steering... it pulls slightly to the passenger side but then will switch and pull to the drivers side then back again.. on again, off again etc etc etc.... I replaced ball joints and was contemplating on it being the tie rod ends but I just want to be sure on this. It's also wavy when I'm braking.. :lame: ... anyways.. thanks guys for any input!
     
  2. zero_chance

    zero_chance New Member

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    Make sure all the tire pressures are the same. Hows the alignment? Are you on roads with serious road crown? Loose inner or out tie rods could cause this but you usually notice a loud clunking noise under extreme left or right turning. Jack up each wheel under the control arm and wiggle the wheel at the 3 and 9 positions to feel for play in tie rod ends and / or wheel bearings.
     
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    ranger50toy New Member

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    The stock rubber A-arm bushings are shot. I had the same problem, going over train tracks was scary.
     
  4. kyle94gt

    kyle94gt Active Member

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    when the car gets rained on, or i wash it, right afterwards if I drive anywhere with the front passenger side makes like a popping sound when I go over a bump or anything.. would that be pretty much what causes that? I was stuck on the factor of it being either that bushing or the strut making the noise.
     
  5. ranger50toy

    ranger50toy New Member

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    Jack up your car and push the tire end front to back. You will see the arm move at the bushings.