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Old 07-19-2002, 10:33 PM
Max J. Sandler Max J. Sandler is offline
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Location: Monroeville, NJ
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I have a 1987 560 SL that had the same steering box looseness. The adjustment process is fairly straightforward, the access is difficult. You will need a crows foot wrench on the locknut, and a long allen head for the adjustment nut. As noted above, I erred on the side of leaving a little play in the box. Big improvement overall.
M. Sandler

1986 560SEC: 150,000 miles, runs great, but I've got to sell it (too many cars for one man)
1987 560SL: 122,000 miles, used to run poorly, now (thanks to forum), runs great!
1997 GMC Jimmy: Turned out to be a turkey.
1989 T-Bird Super Coupe: 150,000 miles, still runs great. Ford got it right.
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