1992 Toyota Camry



November, 23, 2008 AT 2:05 PM

Steering problem
1992 Toyota Camry 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 180000 miles

how do I fix a cracked seal on a rackinpinion on my 92 toyota camry? Please help, I have a week to fix this or my car won't pass inspection and I don't have enough money to take it to a shop. I know a alot about how to fix cars but this is one subject that I'm uneducated on.


1 Answer



November, 23, 2008 AT 6:35 PM

Need to replace the rack and pinion /
Removal (FWD)
1. Raise and support front of vehicle. Remove front wheels. Remove both fender aprons
disconnect tie rod ends from steering arms. Remove steering column hole cover for access to steering coupler bolts.

2. Mark and disconnect steering coupler " U" joint. Remove and plug pressure and return lines. Remove air control vacuum valve hose (if equipped).

3. Remove drive shaft. Remove stabilizer bar (if necessary).
4. Remove steering gear mounting brackets. Remove steering gear. Use care not to tear rack boots when removing from chassis.
Good luck

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