Honda Accord: Steering Wheel Rotational Play Check - Steering - Steering - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Steering Wheel Rotational Play Check

1. Set the front wheels in the straight ahead position.

2. Measure how far you can turn the steering wheel left and right without moving the front wheels.

-If the play is within the limit, the steering gearbox and the steering linkages are OK.

-If the play exceeds the limit, adjust the rack guide (see page 17-17). If the play is still excessive after rack guide adjustment, inspect the steering linkage and steering gearbox (see page 17-5).

Rotational'play; 0—10 mm (0—0.39 In)

Power Assist Check


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    Power Assist Check
    tires and wheels at the correct tire pressure. 1. Check the power steering fluid level (see page 17-28). 2. Start the engine, let it idle, and turn the steering wheel from lock to lock several ...

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    Steering Column Inspection
    Inspection 1. Remove the steering column (see page 17-10). 2. Check these items; •Check for loose bearing mounting nuts (A). If they are loose, replace the column as an assembly. -Check ...

    Brake Hose and Line Inspection
    1. Inspect t h e brake hoses for d a m a g e , deterioration, leaks, interference, and twisting. 2. Check the brake lines for damage, rusting, and leaks. Also check for bent brake lines. 3. ...

    Drive Belt Inspection
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