My steering column is raised to its highest position

Tiny
RONNIEP
  • 1993 LEXUS SC 400
  • 215,000 MILES

Will not move down from there. How can I get it to move down? I can hear the motor trying to move it down when I move the control down, so I suspect that its just a broken gear or something like that preventing the column from moving down.

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Saturday, May 26th, 2012 AT 8:23 PM

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

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Saturday, May 26th, 2012 AT 8:47 PM
Tiny
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This DIY worked for me. Did it a year ago and no problems since. Used a garden hose washer.

Www. Clublexus. Com/forums/sc-400-300/49783-tilt-steering-repair. Html#post323635

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Thursday, August 9th, 2012 AT 5:23 AM
Tiny
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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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Saturday, October 13th, 2012 AT 3:10 AM

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