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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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I have a 26j mini rider.I cannot steer if because the pinion

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i have a 26j mini rider.I cannot steer if because the pinion gear does not engage the rack.is their an adjustment so the pinion will engage the rack? thank you Bruce at***@******.***
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: about 1 month
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I do have tools sockets etc etc
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: well the machine overturned then when the trouble startied
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! I don't know it all, but maybe together we can get you a satisfactory answer!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

There is no adjustment. Likely the shaft from steering column has moved up, and the gear is not mating the sector. The sector housing may be bent, but they have to be in alignment See parts picture in link below.