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Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 1999 - 2006 Discussion, steering at temperature and at highway speed has more slack in the wheel in Cadillac Escalade Forums; new gear and pitman and idler arm AWD 6.0 this is a 2004 Cadillac esclade Tahoe version short; this is ...
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    steering at temperature and at highway speed has more slack in the wheel

    new gear and pitman and idler arm AWD 6.0 this is a 2004 Cadillac esclade Tahoe version short; this is a awesome ride but the steerig in it when I got it had a lot of play 3 inches so I did what would be normal idler pittman and the gear box now it still has some play in . when the vehicle on a cold day here in Kansas it is good but once the truck gets to normal temp. it seems to have more slack in the steering most jacked up shit I have ever seen any thought would be greatly appreciated

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    Sounds like something else in the steering isn't right

    Having 3inches play is most likely the steering box

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    Quote Originally Posted by the cadillac man
    Sounds like something else in the steering isn't right Having 3inches play is most likely the steering box
    Your Inbox is full again Cadillac Man :-) tried to PM you and can't.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NCOGNITO
    Your Inbox is full again Cadillac Man :-) tried to PM you and can't.
    Sorry about that I cleared out some old messages so try and resend

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    Re: steering at temperature and at highway speed has more slack in the wheel

    Did you replace the tie rod ends, inner and outer? Do you have the new intermediate steering shaft installed or the old one?

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    Re: steering at temperature and at highway speed has more slack in the wheel

    first check and make sure suspension isnt loose. second google gm steering box adjustment

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