answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

1. Position the front wheels straight ahead. Place a steering wheel holder, SNAP-ON TOOL, p/n WA96A, or equivalent, between the steering wheel and the driver's seat to secure the wheel. 2. Remove the toe plate nuts (Figure 1). 3. Remove the pinch bolt and nut securing the upper intermediate shaft to steering column. 4. Open the hood of the vehicle and remove the pinch bolt securing the lower intermediate shaft to the steering gear. 5. Compress the intermediate shaft and remove it from the vehicle. 6. Feed the new intermediate shaft, p/n 55351171AA, through the cowl panel and install it onto the shaft splines of the steering gear. Then, compress and/or lengthen the intermediate shaft enough to be able to install the shaft onto the lower end of the steering column. 7. Secure the intermediate shaft to the lower end of the steering column with a new pinch bolt, p/n 06504926AA, and nut, p/n 06101510, and tighten the nut to 49 Nm (36 ft. lbs.). 8. Secure the intermediate shaft to the steering gear with a new pinch bolt, p/n 06504926AA, and tighten the bolt to 49 Nm (36 ft. lbs.). 9. Install the toe plate onto the cowl panel studs. Tighten the toe plate nuts to 10 Nm (90 in. lbs.). 10. Remove the steering wheel holder from the steering wheel. Information removed from www.alldatapro.com

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2008-04-23 22:53:10
This answer is:
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: How do you replace the steering column shaft coupler on a 1998 Dakota?
Write your answer...
Submit
Related questions

How do you remove and replace a steering column in a 95 Cadillac Sedan Deville?

How to remove and replace a steering column on a 95 Cadillac Sedan Deville?


Instructions to replace steering column assembly 1995 Monte Carlo?

when do you know when you have a bad steering column


How do you replace steering column on 1986 Pontiac parisienne?

how to change steering column on 86 pontiac bonneville


How would you tighten a loose steering column on an Olds Delta 88?

You have to replace the entire steering column. It is not loose, the lock is broken on your column height adjuster.


Can you replace any 89 caprice steering column with another 89 steering column?

A Caprice steering column can be replaced by another as long as it matches. It if comes from another Caprice of that year, it will fit properly.


Where is the turn signal switch on a 2000 dodge Dakota?

It is the lever attached to the steering column directly behind the steering wheel.


How do you replace the steering column for a 74 nova?

you simply GET A MECHANIC!!


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

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.


What does a steering wheel attached to?

The steering column.The steering column.


What is steering joints and and couplings?

Any part of the steering system on a car, be it rack-and-pinion, power or not, includes tie-rods, knuckles, steering column coupler, ball joints. Modern cars have electric steering, but still need couplings and knuckles.


What would cause your steering column on a G20 van to become loose?

There are 4 bolts at the bottom of the steering column that tend to get loose after entering and exiting your vehicle. Pulling your self up on the steering wheel puts stress the steering column and causes it to become loose. If you do not correct the problem fast by tightening the bolts you will have to replace the entire steering column.. -Henry's locksmith and steering column repair


How do you replace steering shaft you joints in a 97 dodge Dakota?

Sorry to tell you but the intermediate shaft must be replaced. That shaft goes from the column thru firewall to the steering gear box. Not hard to replace. Remove bolt at steering box then use a screwdriver or pry bar to slide shaft off the gear box. the shaft will slide into itself in that plastic coupler. Now under the dash near firewall remove the bolt holding shaft to steering column. Again pry shaft off column toward firewall. Back under the hood pull shaft out of firewall. The intermediate shaft cost $271. here in Detroit metro. Go to junk yard. about $35. A Durango is the same shaft. Just make sure there is no play at the joints before removing.


Location of OBDII connector on 2004 Dodge Dakota?

It should be under the dash to the left of the steering column


Ho wdo you replace a steering column on a 1996 Chevy cavalier?

you don't


How do you fix a broken steering column in a 1985 Chevrolet El Camino?

replace it


How do you get to the ignition switch to replace it on a 1994 Chevy pickup?

Lower the steering column.


How do you replace a steering column in a 1994 Pontiac sunbird?

I'm kind of wondering why you want to replace the column? It's a pretty big job, I'd imagine.


How do you replace power steering pump on 2008 Malibu?

Okay, I'm not sure which model you have but on some of them the power steering pump is actually part of the steering column. On these you need to remove the steering column to replace it. It's actually an electric pump rather than the traditional fluid pump under the hood.


How do you fix the dimmer switch on a 94 v-6 camaro?

Replace the complete switch in the steering column, you have to pull the steering wheel off and then you can take the top cover off the steering column and get to the switch.


If you have replace steering gear box in your 99 Suburban and still have steering wheel play Could it be caused by a loose joint in the steering column?

yes


How do you replace the steering column shift tube on a 1991 Ford LTD Crown Victoria?

how to replace shifter tube


How do you replace the ignition on a Mercury Grand Marquis?

For a 1988 Mercury Marquis remove bottom shroud from steering column (5 Philips head screws). There is a wire running from the ignition switch to the left side of the steering column; detach it from the coupler (This can be done without a tool). Turn key to ON position until the panel lights come on. There is a small pin near the bottom of the key lock; push it in and pull the ignition switch out (don't panic if the wire seems to be stuck; it will come out). To replace, turn new ignition switch to same position. Push pin on the ignition switch in while sliding it back into the steering column. Reconnect wire and then replace shroud.


How do you replace an Isuzu Rodeo steering wheel?

To replace an Isuza Rodeo steering the steering column should first be removed. Pop off the front steering wheel cover to see the steering wheel nut. Loosen the nut and remove the wheel.


How much should it cost to replace steering column on a 97 Grand Am SE?

5000dollars


Can you drop the steering column without taking off the steering wheel to replace ignition switch?

Yes. Just take the U clamp off the bottom of the steering column and it will drop down so you don't need to take off the steering wheel.