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The steering column is connect with a shaft that runs from rack and pinion to steering column. A short shaft sticks out of rack and pinion and is attached to shaft with 1 bolt that goes thru the coupler. Usally hid under a boot that goes around the shaft.

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Q: How do you connect the rack and pinion to the steering column in an 04 Pontiac Grand Prix?
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