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Old 06-13-1999, 07:41 PM
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Could someone please give me the proper procedure for adjusting the steering gear box on a 1985 380SL. I have some play in the steering wheel and have been able to eliminate some ot it by adjusting the gear box. However, I am afraid to adjust it to tightly and cause some sort of problem. What is the proper procedure for adjusting and how tight is to tight?
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Old 06-14-1999, 10:31 PM
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We take out the sector and use a torqueometer that measures in very small amounts.(in lbs) This device allows the measurement of rotational force. The static force for the unloaded piston is usually about 3-5in/lbs. When you start adjusting for the output shaft, you will set it to about 12-15in/lbs in the center of its travel.

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