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STEERING WHEEL INSPECTION

1. CHECK STEERING WHEEL FREEPLAY

(a) Stop the vehicle and face the tires straight ahead.

(b) Rock the steering wheel gently up and down with a finger lightly, check the steering wheel freeplay.

Maximum freeplay: 30 mm (1.18 in.)

2. CHECK STEERING EFFORT

(a) Center the steering wheel.

(b) Remove the steering wheel pad (See page SR-11).

(c) Start the engine and run it at idle.

(d) Measure the steering effort in both directions. Steering effort (Reference):

HINT:

Take the tire type, pressure and contact surface into consideration before making your diagnosis.

(e) Install the steering wheel set nut. Torque: 34 N-m (350 kgf cm, 25 ft lbf)

(f) Install the steering wheel pad (See page SR-19).

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