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Too Much Play in Steering Wheel after Transmission Mount Change

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert Ricewasser Dec 21, 2013. 3 Replies

 

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Robert Ricewasser replied to Janice's discussion Too Much Play in Steering Wheel after Transmission Mount Change
"Ck. your tire pressure. A steering dampener shouldn't be necessary. The other thing that could have happened is if you hit something or cramped your front wheels into a curb.  Excessive play in the steering wheel should be easy to…"
Dec 21, 2013
Janice replied to Janice's discussion Too Much Play in Steering Wheel after Transmission Mount Change
"Thanks, Robert.  This morning, I went back to the foreign car specialist who changed the mount, and he said there was no damage to steering or suspension.  He said a steering damper might correct the problem, and that some wheels needed…"
Dec 21, 2013
Robert Ricewasser replied to Janice's discussion Too Much Play in Steering Wheel after Transmission Mount Change
"Changing the rear motor mount would have nothing to do with the steering system.  It is possible that the saddles on a hoist were not properly located when the vehicle was lifted or that the vehicle was not jacked up properly,…"
Dec 21, 2013
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Too Much Play in Steering Wheel after Transmission Mount Change

Does anyone know what would cause the problem of having too much play in the steering wheel of a Smart car after getting the rear transmission mount chnaged?  I now need to turn the steering wheel much farther than I used to when turning or parallel parking, and it feels quite loose while driving.See More
Dec 20, 2013
Janice replied to Joe Dumm's discussion New Tire Cost
"Two weeks ago, I made a 750 mile trip, NYC to SC.  In Richmond, VA, a ladder blew off a van in front of me and blew out the tires of 4 cars that ran over it at 10pm on a Saturday night.  Without a spare and with a large hole in…"
Jul 23, 2011
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1st Connecticut Chapter Meeting at smart center Fairfield

May 14, 2011 from 1pm to 4pm
Good afternoon everybody. This is Brett Harrison, the Connecticut chapter President. I would like to formally announce here the first official Connecticut chapter meeting. This meeting will be located at the smart center Fairfield. The time will be May 14th, 2011 at 1:00 P.M. Please set your clocks and calendar for this event. This will launch our series of meetings and formally create the Connecticut smart club. I hope that you will be able to join us for this event. I will bump this…See More
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