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steering problems

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by wishingtoplow, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. wishingtoplow

    wishingtoplow Member
    from Pa
    Messages: 86

    just got my 98 dodge ram 1/2 ton 4wd on the road. While turning the wheel it respsonds much faster when turning left then it does to the right. What parts should i look at for being wore out?
     
  2. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    If it's a plow truck there is a part that wears out each season. Like a center section? Might post in the Dodge section below this forum. A Woman I work with has to replace the part every end of the plow season.
     
  3. USMCMP5811

    USMCMP5811 Senior Member
    Messages: 267

    might as well just do the whole 1ton HD conversion:

    Heres a listing of the parts that fit a '99 and earlier Ram. I have Moog numbers.
    2000 and up use a different number for the pittman arm TRE, or you need a 99 and earlier arm.

    DS 1459 RH, to DS1456
    DS 1456 RH Outer
    ES 3496 LH Outer
    ES 3497 To Pitman arm

    Adjusting sleeves
    ES 3498S
    ES 2012S