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Old 06 Aug 2013, 11:47 am
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my honda accord been having problems turning the wheel. Then last night i was backing out an the steering wheel gave out now it spins freely with zero resistance. My radio and everything works . When I put car in drive the car moves in its on direction without my control but when the car is of my steering wheel is locked and i cant move it . what can i do to fix it? I'm still in high school and I'm not rich is there a quick fix?
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Old 06 Aug 2013, 12:02 pm
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Your intermediate steering shaft most likely came loose or snapped. Open your hood and follow the steering shaft down to the rack and pinion.
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Old 06 Aug 2013, 12:19 pm
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there is a plasic cover inside the car over the steering column down by the gas pedal. Pull it off and look at the u joint. See if it is broken or the bolt has fallen out of it. If not the rack and pinion will prob have to be replaced.
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