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Old 06-16-2008, 05:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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steering gear box rebuild?

so, i finly found my front end clunk, i have a lot of updown shaft play at the pitment arm..... its a realy new pitment, the probelm is the shaft in teh steering gear box is loosy goosy....... guess its time for hydro assist and a rebuild. i havnt found any shops around town (denver) that can get parts to rebuild a 2500 HD steering gear box, .... befor i get forked by the dealer anyone have a sugestion?

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Old 06-16-2008, 06:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i know of 2 people that took there trucks to the dealer fro that exact concern it probly raises 1/4 to 1/2 inch dont it both truck owners were told this is normal play for the gear box and shipped the trucks that way.i personaly work on turds for a living and if i saw that much play i would replace it.it may be just a worn out sector shaft thats what i would replace and replace the seals set mesh load.i have seen the parts for the rebuild be just as expensive as buying a rebuilt on.but alot of memebers have stated that there steering was worse after they installed the reman.i dont know if this helped you but good luck.
ohh and its dam hard to read your question with that picture up
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