Mechanics

MY STEERING COLUMN ISRAISED TO ITS HIGHEST POSITION AND WILL NOT MOVE DOWN FROM THERE. HOW CAN I GET IT TO MOVE DOWN?

1993 Lexus SC 400 • 215,000 miles

I can hear the motor trying to move it down when I move the control down, so I suspect that itsjust a broken gear or something like thast preventing the column from moving down
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Ronniep
May 26, 2012.



Gears may be damaged did you try pulling down while operating?

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Fixitmr
May 26, 2012.
This DIY worked for me. Did it a year ago and no problems since. Used a garden hose washer.

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/sc-400-300/49783-tilt-steering-repair.html#post323635

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Sk_sc300
Aug 9, 2012.
Real easy. If you can hear the motor working it's just the gear. I just flipped the old one and it works fine. I did order a new one on ebay for $20. Youtube has a how-to vidio

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Brianbrady
Oct 13, 2012.