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Old 02-12-2006, 09:50 PM
Richard Wooldridge Richard Wooldridge is offline
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I think you adjusted it wrong!

Ron in SC is correct - you must turn the allen screw COUNTERCLOCKWISE to tighten the steering on that particular steering gear. The allen screw pulls the shaft upwards to eliminate the free play. I imagine you made the free play worse if you "tightened" the allen screw.
Richard Wooldridge
'01 ML320
'82 300D 4.3L V6/T700R4 conversion
'82 380SL, '86 560SL engine/trans. installed
'79 450SL, digital servo update
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