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Old Today, 09:31 AM   #1
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steering guibo?

anyone here replaced a steering guibo? i have an annoying clunk in my steering and other than worn ball joints that's all i could think of it to be. do they have solid guibos?


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anyone here replaced a steering guibo? i have an annoying clunk in my steering and other than worn ball joints that's all i could think of it to be. do they have solid guibos?


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Steering giubos don't clunk. The universal joint from the steering wheel to the rack can if it's beat.

Change the steering wheel angle max up or down. If the clunk attenuates or goes away you have your answer.
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Old Today, 09:45 AM   #3
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Yes, many of us have replaced steering guibos. Not difficult at all.

Worn guibos usually feel like extra play in the steering, not a clunk unless it's really about to disintegrate.

Have you inspected the condition of the control arms & balljoints?
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as mentioned the guibo doesn't usually make a clunk. i doubt that's it.
check the usual suspects like: tie rods, balljoints, control arms, steering rack, strut mounts...
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Regardless, the guibo is a good replacement for ALL cars at this point. You'll feel it.
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Put your key in the ignition (not on), and shake the wheel left and right and see if you hear a noise. That's how I found out my rack was bad
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okay, so the play makes sense. i have a little bit of play, but the play ends and then there is the clunk. with the engine off the clunk is still present along with play. tomorrow in some light i'll inspect it after my A+ certification test. i'll get back to you all then. thanks!


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