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Steering Rack Housing Bushing Noise '97 & '98 Camry

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Download Introduction The Steering Rack Bushing on 1997 – 1998 Camry vehicles has been changed to reduce noise from the Steering Rack Housing Bracket No. 2. Repair Procedure If the customer encounters noise in cold weather when turning at very low speed (2-3 m.p.h.), replace the Rack Housing Bushing with the updated part. NOTE: It is not necessary to remove the Steering Rack to replace the bushing.
To remove the Rack Housing Bushing:
1. Remove the No. 2 Rack Housing Bolt.
2. Place matchmarks on the tie rod and rack end so that the toe will not be changed. Remove the Tie Rod End. 3. Remove the Rack Boot using a screwdriver to loosen the clamp. Be careful not to damage the boot. 4. Remove and replace the Bushing. Be sure to align the projection on the bushing with the hole in the bracket.