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EFV-8 Club Forum / General Lincoln Discussion / Steering wheel play

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Lightning
08-12-2019 @ 5:52 PM
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Thanks Tom. Does anyone know what the adjusting screw on the steering box adjusts? Does it have anything to do with play?

37RAGTOPMAN
08-23-2019 @ 5:50 AM
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Lighthing
the adjusting screw on the top of the box, can remove some play, because it meshes the sector shaft to the worm gear,
see if the pitman arm rocks back and forth, to see if the bushing are worn,what would be real helpful
you should look for a MOTORS shop manual ,or LINCOLN SHOP MANUAL for you application, will lead you step by step
well worth the information,
hope this helps., 37Ragtopman

check all your tie-rods and the drag link, to see if worn [ any play ]and see if sector shaft wobbles,
and the king pins for wear

This message was edited by 37RAGTOPMAN on 12-13-19 @ 11:21 AM

sarahcecelia
08-31-2019 @ 3:46 PM
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That screw only adjusts the end play of the "Sector shaft."

If you have play in your steering it can be multiple things: worn tie rods, king pins, worn sector shaft/ and or, worm gear, idler arm, etc., etc. A "Real Can of Worms!"

Regards, Steve Lee

sarahcecelia
12-07-2019 @ 6:08 AM
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The set screw on the top of the steering box controls end play ( UP AND DOWN MOVEMENT)of the "sector shaft" ONLY!!

Regards, Steve Lee

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