The Ls400s rarely suffered the same problems and if they did the repair was a small fraction of the Ls430 repair cost. It's driving me nuts that I have to drive the car like this. Hindsight is a wonderful thing and I should have checked this before I bought the car and I didn't! In your shoes I'd either settle for driving it as it is assuming that it's stuck in a reasonable position , or get the offending motor off and either replace or repair, depending on what you find. As you tighten the bolt, it will pull the studs out. Using Steering Knuckle Oil Seal Replacer 09608-32010 , press in new grease seal until flush with steering knuckle surface. I have got quotes for a replacement steering wheel motor for around £200 but with the labour, it's going to cost around £400 to put this right. Take the hub assembly to an auto shop.
It has a bolt ball lock for best locking fit or usability, and the push-pin security feature prevents the premature unlocking. I've scratched a hole in the middle of my head trying to work this out. Pry off grease cap from rear of steering knuckle. On a steering wheel are 2 pins. After those are removed you will have access to the turn signal switch. I believe the only screws holding the cowlings together are from the bottom, and on the front side facing you. Step 5 - Release control arm Using a 17mm socket, undo the nut on the bottom of the tie rod.
I can hear it slightly moving but I have no up n down movement. Bad news never comes cheap sadly. Send us a Message Below. Please don't forget to rate!!! It was full of magnetic dust. Take a look at our many where you will see pictures of our work by make and model.
I do need to remove the steering wheel to get passed the couling to the motor s. I would just bite the bullet for a new one. Remove the C-Clip from the stem and remove the motor. . Temporarily tighten 2 retaining bolts. You will be able to remove the wheel hub assembly as one piece.
. To repair a damage blinker pin, the steering wheel most likely has to be pulled off and the pin repaired and steering wheel returned back onto the column. Pry the steering knuckle off. Install snap ring in steering knuckle. Once this is done, installation of all components is reverse of removal.
Meanwhile, I'll see if I can find a picture on removing the tilt motor. Worn or damaged ball joints can affect the. In and out is ok. Make sure the impact gun you're using is fully charged or connected to a full air compressor. Operate the engine until it reaches normal operating temperature, then stop the engine.
Remove brake caliper and rotor. Tighten axle shaft nut to specification. Nope -- I just unhooked the wiring harness, then manually twisted the motor around and applied grease to the gear. Press axle shaft from knuckle with Universal Puller 09950-20017. Hi Cduluk -thanks for the link. It's electromagnetic with 2 magnetic wheels and a spring plate clutch. But i believe this topic wheel motor has been talked about before, you might want to search a bit as i'm sure there's more details somewhere.
You will also see a circular copper plate in there where the horn makes electrical contact by a little flat tension arm and rubs the copper surface as the wheel spins in either direction. As a result, we have worked on basically every make and model of vehicle on the road. Place inner race outside of bearing being removed. Show us some pics of the motor if you have them. Remove 2 retaining bolts and steering knuckle from lower ball joint. You can also remove the car's battery terminal to prevent the airbag issue.