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I replaced the steering rod on my lawn tractorand unless I…

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I replaced the steering...

I replaced the steering rod on my lawn tractor###-##-####and unless I press down on steering wheel real hard it still won't turn

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

2 months

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

The steering rod looked about as good as the new one, all other rods for steering are in good shape

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 7 months ago

If you raise the front off the ground, is the steering free? If not, check each wheel and the kingpin, to see if it is loose in the axle end. What rod was replaced, using the parts link below.

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