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bad bushings on the rack mount making it loose hence turning stering wheel will make it loose and bounce

== Have the rack/box pipes been tampered with? Is it manual or Power Steering? Does this happen whilst driving or if the vehicle is stationery?

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Q: What causes a steering rack to bounce all ways when you turn the steering wheel?
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