Toyota Tundra Service Manual: On-vehicle Inspection

ON-VEHICLE INSPECTION

PROCEDURE

1. CHECK STEERING WHEEL FREE PLAY

(a) Stop the vehicle and face the tires straight ahead.

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Maximum Free Play

(b) Gently turn the steering wheel to the right and left with a finger, and check the steering wheel free play.

Maximum free play:

30 mm (1.18 in.)

2. CHECK STEERING EFFORT

(a) Center the steering wheel.

(b) Remove the steering wheel pad (See page ).

(c) Start the engine and idle it.

(d) Measure the steering effort in both directions.

Steering effort (Reference):

4.9 N*m (50 kgf*cm, 43 in.*lbf)

HINT:

Check the tire type, pressure and contact surface before making your diagnosis.

(e) Tighten the steering wheel set nut.

Torque:

50 N·m {510 kgf·cm, 37 ft·lbf}

(f) Install the steering wheel pad (See page ).

    Adjustment

    Precaution

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