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Old 02-11-2013, 02:15 PM   #226
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Originally Posted by flygry1 View Post
Hi

I have an early (March 2011) build 2012 and it had wandering problems from day 1. Had the dealer replace the rack assy under the tsb and it was fine untill just recently. Now I'm experiencing "binding or sticking" with the wheel centered at highway speeds on a straight road. You need to jerk the wheel to move it & this causes dangerous wandering issues.
Took it to dealer and he says he can't duplicate problem and is reluctant to do anything
Any suggestions on next step. This is very frustrating.
It is critical to have the bolts properly torqued when installing. I'd bet they didn't do that and it is now causing problems. I'd tell them to replace ALL bolts with the proper ones AND to torque to the specifications as noted in the TSB.
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