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Question about 2002 chevy cavalier steering column bearing

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..experience needed . Thanks...
Question about 2002 chevy cavalier steering column bearing ..experience needed . Thanks
Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Chevy
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Chevy Mechanic: K. Wiggins, ASE Certified Technician replied 5 months ago
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Hello, what type of issue are you having with the column?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Hi the upper bearing has became worn causing a bit of side to side play ...in other words when you pull one side at a time with hands at 3 and 9 o'clock
Chevy Mechanic: eric remington,
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s​o you want to replace bearing

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Have you ever performed this repair ?
Chevy Mechanic: eric remington,
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yes

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Chevy Mechanic: eric remington,
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ok I will send instructions with that premium service and diagrams everything you will need!

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Chevy Mechanic: eric remington,
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in fact I will even hold on line if you need that do you know how to remove steering wheel?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Could you tell me steps to remove wheel
Chevy Mechanic: eric remington,
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plz get me the vin number does this have tilt?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
it does have tilt
Chevy Mechanic: eric remington,
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o​k good so just need vin number and I can look it up...do you have a puller?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
No
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I have a question I have heard of a clip falling off to cause play in the shell have you heard of this
Chevy Mechanic: eric remington,
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d​o the turn signals cancel automatically?

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Chevy Mechanic: eric remington,
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ok don't think that's it then...vin?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Going to have to get back with you ..have you heard of clip
Chevy Mechanic: eric remington,
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tu​rn signal switch spring there are two one for left one for right they break a lot...that is how you get automatic turn signal deactivation during turns

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Chevy Mechanic: eric remington,
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k ill be waiting for vin

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Chevy Mechanic: eric remington,
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d​o you still require assistance or should I opt out?

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Chevy Mechanic: eric remington,
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hello?

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Chevy Mechanic: eric remington,
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I'm thinkin I should opt out?

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Chevy Mechanic: eric remington,
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from my experience the looseness is not associated with broken pieces like return springs

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
You can opt out it's ok
Chevy Mechanic: eric remington,
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you are going to have to remove the wheel and do some disassembly....once you get it apart you will see problem by moving column...if you need help you can request it

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