Steering Wheel Check
Check steering wheel for play and rattle, holding vehicle in straightforward condition on the ground.
If play is not within specification, inspect for the following. If found defective, replace.
Tie-rod (and/or drag rod) end ball stud for wear
King pin bearing for wear
Steering shaft joint for wear
Each part for looseness
Steering rack and/or sector gear for wear
Steering wheel play (Non-power assisted steering system) “a”
: 10 – 30 mm (0.4 – 1.2 in.)