steering tag

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Power steering pump
I have a 6v53t detroit in my launch. It has a vickers vtm42 power steering pump. I have just reinstalled engine and I am unable to get air out of the steering lines. I have had engine running and gone left to right on both the flybridge and downstairs ste...
3 Oct 21, 2012, 6:23 pm
Steering Rack .
I have this LHD steering rack that I brought in from the US. It is a S3 Jaguar type. I have water blasted the crap out of it and it now looks mint. It will be awhile before it put into service and I know I have probably got water into it. I want to flush ...
3 Oct 13, 2012, 4:18 pm
Airbag steering wheel
does anyone know - toyota in particular if airbag steering wheels can be switched between models - eg my old non air bag hiace had an old non air bag levin steering wheel can this be done with newer stuff without making an airbag fault!
2 Oct 1, 2012, 7:28 pm
Help with steering bushges XA
Hey Guys, Going to be ordering new bushes for all my steering. But unsure what the rods are called. Idler arm I think is one. Just dont want to place an order get the car up and then be short on a bush. Cheers
24 Sep 27, 2012, 3:35 pm
1996 Carib Steering
Hi all my 96 carib makes a whirring sound when I turn the steering wheel.Does any one have any ideas about what might be wrong!
3 Sep 15, 2012, 4:38 pm
Izuzu bighorn wandering steering problem
hi i have a 97 izuzu bighorn that seems to wander from lock to lock in the steering ,i have had a wheel allignment and still the same ,fitted new tyres and no difference ,i have read on google that the steering box can be adjusted to take the play out but...
20 Sep 9, 2012, 7:36 am
Air bag steering wheel vs front mount cert
So i put my car in for a wofthe other day as its overdue, I don't often drive it at the mo but thought i'd take in and see. It failed on cert required for front mount because of airbag steering wheel and cert for lower rear adjustment arms. I don&...
18 Aug 28, 2012, 5:15 pm
Van steering wobble issue sorted finally.
Well I finaly got around to putting 4 new tyres on thepeople mover. Steering wheel is straight, no wobbles, no pulling to the right and now have even size tyres all round.Only took, well as long as it took lol.
7 Aug 27, 2012, 8:41 pm
Needed! 98 AE111 Steering Rack
Hey guys, Just wondering if anyone here has one of the following in supply, its for a AE111 Levin BZ-R, SS but the non-SS would do too. Thanks!
1 Aug 20, 2012, 5:36 pm
Ford Falcon steering
Does anyone know if a worn steering iderler will cause 1 to 2 inches of free play just moving the steering wheel from side to side on an xd falcon ute
5 Jul 31, 2012, 5:36 pm
Collapsed ignition barrel / locked steering wheel
95 VS comodore, I know i need to get a new ignition barrel but i cant acsess it due to steering wheel locked solid carnt turn key (but key can be removed) and jigling the wheel and ect wont budge / how do i unlock it to pull it out to replace thanks (im a...
21 Jul 29, 2012, 12:03 pm
Where in Hamilton for an inner steering tie rod?
2003 Nissan Maxima A33. I have a ball joint splitter so can do myself.Will try Appco and Partmaster. Worth ringing Nissan! Cheers!
13 Jun 30, 2012, 2:30 pm
Toyota Ipsum - stereo controls on steering wheel
Hi there, We took an Ipsum for a test drive today.Apparently it came into the car yard with no stereo so they fitted a NZ stereo.The volume controls etc on the steering wheel did not work.I was wondering if anyone knows if you put a different stereo to th...
6 Jun 30, 2012, 8:19 am
Electric power steering
Is this becoming the Norm in new cars. Personally I hate them.Had an importedHonda that seemed to have a mind of its own so took it back after a month and swapped it. They said that they couldn't find fault with it but it was driving me mad. Didn'...
32 Jun 29, 2012, 9:42 am
Will s13 power steering rack bushes fit s14?
Hey, I ordered s14 power steering rack (After martket ones) got home today and it arrived but they were s13 / 240sx. So I am wondering if it would still fit on my s14 power steering rack or not! Thanks
1 Jun 27, 2012, 8:08 pm
MX73 Cressida power steering woes
Hey guys thought I would chuck this up here to see if anyone could be of any help. Basically have just acquired an '88 Aus-spec MX73 Cressida with 5M-GE and the power steering is doing some funny things. It has the speed sensitive power steering so ha...
17 Jun 24, 2012, 3:27 pm
Steering wheel squeaks on my old car
My car's a '92 Corolla and the steering wheel has just started squeaking when I turn when I first start driving and seems to be gone by the time I get home again (or do I tune out to it!). Any concern or nothing to worry about at all! Thanks!
6 Jun 18, 2012, 8:59 pm
Steering rack joint replacement.
Have a 1995 Mitsi Delica van RWD which failed WOF due to "steering rack end joint worn" Tester pointed to a rubber cover like a CV boot on end of rack closest to motor and said joint inside has small amount of play and needs to be replaced. Anyo...
3 Jun 14, 2012, 11:21 pm
Is power steering fluid flammable?
Is it!
6 Jun 14, 2012, 12:00 pm
Subaru Legacy Steering wheel shake
Ive got a 1992 subaru legacy vz, A few weeks ago when my wife took the car for a drive she said The steering wheel started shaking - at the time I thought she was just taking about a little bit of a "wheel out of balance" vibration when travelin...
14 Jun 12, 2012, 2:29 pm
2003 BMW 530i power steering
Hi all. Bought a 2003 BMW 530i. Great car and drives extremely smooth. I do have a question about the power steering. Is it suppose to feel quite tight! i.e. compared to most other cars. The steering itself is smooth and responsive. Doesn't feel like ...
9 May 22, 2012, 5:10 pm
Steering funny.
I went to visit my brother who lives on a farm, anyhow he says: well sis we'll go out to the point and get some shell fish, u drive and in his ute we go. Get out of the driveway to turn left and the ute veers right and vice-versa, I was shocked slamme...
6 May 18, 2012, 2:04 pm
Steering wheel mounted remote They've got some thinking to do. I thought about mounting my phone on my steering wheel because I use it for maps sometimes.and the screen is not as big as a traditional GPS. ...
3 May 17, 2012, 6:18 pm
'99 VT calais V6 steering problem
steering is starting to get a bit heavy and getting a bit of noise when turning the steering wheel. just wondering what you guys think - could it be pump or rack! would you advise buying new or second hand parts! and my final question is how much are new ...
8 May 14, 2012, 6:00 pm
Altezza steering wheel shakes when I brake?
When I break from high speeds my steering wheel shakes excessively ! How to fix my problem!
21 May 9, 2012, 7:07 pm
jeep cherokee steering shaft
I am after lower steering shaft that mounts from the steering box up to the firewall? The shaft should be straight with a couple of u joints at each end.The shaft I am after will be off like a 1990 jeep cherokee.
1 May 5, 2012, 3:54 pm
Saas steering wheel and boss kit!
brought a ripco saas boss kit then got 1 of those saas steering wheels got home and the wheeldoesnt fit the boss kit! is this common like its the same brand shouldnt everythn all fit up!
4 Apr 29, 2012, 11:16 pm
Steering wheel shakes when I brake!
When I brake the steering shutters and shakes rapidly. Any idea why!
12 Apr 27, 2012, 10:44 pm
Steering box ,ford falcon
hi all , can anyone please tell me if its all sweet to put a xf power steer box ,in my xg ,power steer also ,im guessing they are the same ,just want too comfirm with some brainy experts thanks ,if you can help me cheers tony
4 Apr 13, 2012, 10:59 am
Steering wheel wobble at low speeds
Hey guys, My steering wheel wobbles, more of a shake at low speeds (50-70)km/h, and more of a less shaky but vibration at 100kmh. my initial thoughts were wheel balancing but now im more convienced its to do with tyres. Any ideas how to check! i.e rotate ...
18 Apr 5, 2012, 1:42 pm
Power steering locking up?
I dont know, but my power steering is cutting out and is hard to turn some corners, its also making the steering wheel creak when I turn but then it goes back to normal! does anyone know what this means!
11 Mar 31, 2012, 8:18 am
What wheel locks fit a small steering wheel?
The car is a Subaru Impreza.Because of the risks associated with them I've got full insurance, but thought a wheel lock might be a bit of a deterent.My old wheel lock won't fit the wheel and also hits the horn all the time.
4 Feb 18, 2012, 7:03 pm
Shudder through the steering wheel at 100kms,
Any reason why this has started recently!
12 Feb 9, 2012, 9:11 am
New Import (2002) with Momo steering wheel?
I'm looking at purchasing a new import car but it has a momo steering wheel instead of the original one with an airbag - the car is registered and warranted. Does this sound legit! I thought that you couldn't legally replace the steering wheel the...
7 Jan 24, 2012, 3:13 pm
Possible cause of steering shake!
Greetings all, Car is a 99 Citroen Xsara (thats a fairly simple normal Citroen with regular power steering and suspension). Sometime's when turning the wheel slightly at town speeds (especially on smooth seal) I can feel a moderate/slow rhythmic shake...
25 Jan 6, 2012, 6:11 pm
Toyota Hiace power steering problem
1991 Toyota Hiace Engine: 3L (2.8 litre) diesel, manual Chassis: LH123 Mileage: over 500 000kms We had the above vehicle sitting in our yard for nearly a year, until the decision was made to recondition the engine. The engine was out and in pieces for man...
11 Dec 30, 2011, 1:23 pm
Steering wheel play in vt commodore
i failed my wof to day as my steering wheel has excessive play left right and up down im assuming it is the upper bearing in the column the inspector told me it was a common fault in the early vt. so how hard is it to fix the bearing as ill be doing it my...
11 Dec 20, 2011, 3:34 pm
Steering rack boot P10
How hard would it be to change the boot on a 1990 P10 Primera TE! I have a lil mechanical knowledge, somewhat limited, but would like to have a go at it myself.Cheers
10 Dec 15, 2011, 8:22 pm
Replacing power steering pump - how long!
2002 mazda demio. How long do you think a mechanic would take! cheers.
3 Dec 14, 2011, 5:30 pm
Outboard Motor Steering Stuck
Normally check and turn the steering a few times during the winter months, but fail to this winter and now the tilt tube is stuck. Anyone got any tips on how to free it up, how hard can you hit it with a hammer etc!
23 Dec 7, 2011, 8:41 pm
Power steering problem
I just put a motor in my silvia sr20de and I have a a leak on my power steering line on steering rack, and needing a new one. The fluid was bubling when their was stuff all fluid in and I topped up and power steering isn't holding any pressure i.e wor...
13 Nov 29, 2011, 7:53 am
Inner steering rack end!
failed wof for this, what/where is it! I wasnt the one that took the car for wof so couldnt get the wof guy to point it out at the time
24 Nov 23, 2011, 10:40 pm
Ford Sierra steering colum exploded diagram
Probably a long shot but am after the exploded parts diagram for the Ford Sierra (around 1985-ish) as it was known in the UK. Not sure what it was marketed here in NZ as. Can anyone kindly post it!
16 Nov 23, 2011, 10:34 pm
Jeep 1996 steering box top plate
can anyone help with a top plate for a 1996 jeep wrangler please!or steer me in the direction of a jeep club!any help appreciated.
4 Nov 3, 2011, 8:40 pm
Power steering not working on my 1995 corona,
steering very heavy, there are significantbubbles and turbulence in the reservoirtank when motor is running.New pump time! Any suggetions greatlyappreciated.
5 Oct 29, 2011, 6:20 pm
Signed Nardi steering wheel
i have a wooden steering wheel with E Nardi signature.can anyone tell me how much this may be worth and under which section of trademe should i list it! many thanks
3 Oct 22, 2011, 4:48 pm
Power Steering Fluid in Alternator
Quick Q folks. Falcon EF 1998 S/W, 258,000kms Power Steering pump started to make grinding noise. I was away, told Mrs Blue to park up and leave. All fluid had leaked out, and being situated where 'tis, much of that fluid has leaked on and into the al...
15 Oct 6, 2011, 9:03 pm
Re-leathering a steering wheel
is there anyone in nz with a reasonably fast turnaround who re-leathers steering wheels!eg its factory leather but work through
9 Sep 16, 2011, 5:20 pm
Any tips to get steering wheel off! VG Valiant
Undone big bolt and there seems to be nothing stopping it from coming off but the *&$*($*&*$wont come off! Been swinging off it like a monkey! Dont want to have to buy a puller just for one job! Any tips kind peeps
16 Aug 26, 2011, 8:45 pm
Power steering pump has a serious leak
The powersteering pup on my 94 commodore is leaking badly. Do these things get reconditioned or replaced. If it is either, or!what is the best option please
8 Aug 7, 2011, 4:08 pm
Ford EFII Falcon lost power steering
Hi all, just wondering if there is an easy fix! something i can look for! the reservoir is full, it was fine when i parked up 2 days ago, started up last night and.almost drove into the hedge it was so heavy ;) What could it be! who should i see first, me...
6 Jun 26, 2011, 2:36 pm
How good is electric power assisted steering in late model cars ie.mazda 2 2007.Is it reliable!
16 Jun 21, 2011, 8:51 am
Removing bearing from steering stem
Hi there, Can anyone recommend someone in Tauranga that will remove the lower bearing from my bike's steering stem, and push on a new one (supplied by me)! Ta
1 Jun 14, 2011, 9:00 pm
Jittering steering wheel
i have an isuzu bighorn have just topped up power steering fluid and my steering wheel is still twitching any ideas wha could be causing it
2 Jun 14, 2011, 12:15 pm
Mazda 6/Atenza steering problems.
Anyone heard that these are having problems. I was warned by Japs that it's around 5 grand problem!
5 Jun 10, 2011, 6:52 am
Car steering/power steering seizing up? TIA
Could anyone give me a hint as to why this is happening. Our car's steering has been seizing up a little of late, mainly happens first thing in the morning, however it is fine when we use the car later in the day when it has warmed itself up a little....
10 May 31, 2011, 6:39 pm
300zx Rear Steering Rack/4WS Unit
I took the car for compliance last week, and failed on excessive play in the rear wheels - no worries I thought, will probably just be a suspension joint each side . Unfortunately I didn't realise I actually had a 4WS Model! And the play is coming fro...
2 May 23, 2011, 2:12 pm
Can you put power steering into a 1988 honda civic
can you put a power steering set up from a more modern civic in a 1988 honda civic that doesnt have power steering!
20 May 21, 2011, 8:01 pm
Series Land Rover steering idler.
I need advice about how to remove the steering idler from the front chassis member of my series 3 Land Rover. I have disconected etc.,and tried a floor jack under the brute, but only succeeded in lifting the vehicle off the ground.Cross member has been mo...
5 May 19, 2011, 10:13 pm
El falcon leaking power steering
where would I be best to take this leaking power steering unit for repair.a garage! or are there specialists who do this sort of repair.i read of the Holden which has lost its alternator because of this and Falcons are the same, although my alternator is ...
2 May 16, 2011, 2:41 pm
Truck steering problem
I have a 3 year old scania 8x4,since new i have had a promlem with it having a bad kick thru the Steering wheel. I've tried eveything from wheel alignments, wheel balancing, heavy duty shocks, new idler arm's to no avail.Has anyone else had this o...
16 May 16, 2011, 9:33 am
Fitting steering unit hoses the wrong way round
the hoses from the pump fitted the wrong way round will cause the steering wheel to jerk back & fowards rapidly !
6 May 14, 2011, 7:22 pm
HQ Steering Column Needed - anyone have one?
HQ Steering Column needed - does anyone have one!
9 May 7, 2011, 11:30 pm
Hi - we need some help with how to take off the steering wheel in a 1994 mazda ms8 efini - taken all covers etc off, just can't work out how actual metal steering wheel comes off - please help with any tips or info
4 May 1, 2011, 9:44 pm
Help identify steering wheel
old friend found it in his shed and wants me to sell it , i know i've seen them in the past but nothing springs to mind right now as to what has them.tia.
5 Apr 26, 2011, 8:58 pm
MK3 Cortina steering wheel splines
does anyone know how many splines a Mk3 cortina steering rack has as i am looking for a boss kit for one and am having a bit of trouble trying to find one.
3 Apr 19, 2011, 7:03 pm
Aftermarket Steering wheels?
Anyone have any idea on what the minimum diameter you are allowed to have legally! Cheers in advance.
8 Apr 7, 2011, 11:19 pm
Power steering fluid. Or automatic transmission fluid is there a specific type required for an old falcon 1996 futura
.or automatic transmission fluid - is there a specific type required for an old Falcon! 1996, Futura.
3 Mar 24, 2011, 8:25 pm
Steering rack end for cortina.
81 mk5 does anyone have one they could list happy to do a buy now thanks
13 Mar 14, 2011, 1:10 pm
Shuddering in steering when braking 2005 SV6
I had my car serviced last Friday and the Technician said I needed new brakes, there was some shuddering when applying the brakes.Went back on Monday and had front and rear pads replacedCar is still shuddering on braking.2 front tyres replaced and wheel a...
7 Feb 26, 2011, 11:24 am
Removing steering wheel on BA falcon
ok so I have just spoken to an auto sparky who suggested I remove the indicator switch on my BA and try another which looking at it means the steering wheel has to come off, only issue I have is I have never removed a steering wheel on a car with an airba...
7 Feb 18, 2011, 4:23 pm
Truck has indirect steering - how to fix!
I imagine the steering box needs adjusting, if you turn the steering left to right, is there free play, where it turns but doesnt move the steering arm out of the steering box! If so adjustment is necessary
4 Feb 12, 2011, 4:10 pm