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post #1 of (permalink) Old 02-28-2003, 08:45 AM Thread Starter
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ZJ wandering and loose steering ?!?

Ever since I bought this '96 Limited V8 it was wandering on the road. If the crown on the road was leaning to the left I have to hold the wheel to the right to go straight and vice versa the other side. Every time I hit a pothole the steering wheel turns in my hand. Jeep is bone stock and just had the stabilizer and steering box replaced cuz the previous owner hit a curb and tweaked the sector shaft bushing so it had a play in it.

What could be causing this behavior and what can I do to fix it?
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Re: ZJ wandering and loose steering ?!?

1. Tie Rods?
2. Pitman Arm to tie-rod bushing?
3. Alingment?
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Re: ZJ wandering and loose steering ?!?

time to replace your track bar. http://www.rocky-road.com/xjtrackbar.html
sorry its just part of it common occurence replaced one on my nephews zj and one on my brother xj seen many more bad.
best way to check and make sure is have someone turn the wheels with the jeep sitting still crawl under and watch it on the frame side you will probably see some movement.
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