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Old 02-12-2012, 12:19 PM   #1
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Changed an inner tie rod end. Noticed the rack and pinion had some loose (like when you try to move the wheel side to side while inspecting, it'* the rack that moves, not the tie rods) and when I put in the new inner tie rod, I noticed the rack had about 90* of free rotational movement.

Is it normal to some extent or I should change it immediatly? I got some loose in the steering wheel, but not enough to be dangerous.... yet...

Damn machine is trying me. It blown it'* heater core 2 weeks ago, now it'* doing this...
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If it'* sloppy, then you may want to consider changing it. It'* a PITA but doable.
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