Q: Hello, I have a 96 Chevy Tahoe 4wd and I have a lot of play in my steering wheel. What does that mean?

asked by on

My steering wheel has too much play in it. What does that mean and how much does it cost to be fixed?

My car has 246840 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

When you have a lot of play in the steering then you should have the entire steering system checked for loose or worn steering tie rod ends.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Hello, I have a 96 Chevy Tahoe 4wd and I have a lot of play in my steering wheel. What does that mean?

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: When turning or stopping my car makes beeping noises

Hi Christian. Thanks for contacting us today. If the beeping noise appears to be coming from inside the cabin, it's possible that there is some sort of electrical short that is activating a warning light indicator. If the noise appears...

Q: 2012 Tundra Crewmax 4x4 in need of Front and Rear Rotors/Pads. Any recommendation as to what to replace them with and why?

Hi Cris. Thanks for writing in today. In regards to replacement brake components, my general rule of thumb is that OEM is always the best solution. As much as I believe there are several great aftermarket components on the market...

Q: I changed the secondary air pump and the check valve and I still have a code of p0411 what do I do next

If you didn't already erase the code, try that and see if the code comes back. If it does, the remaining causes of code P0411 include air lines that are faulty, the air injection system has excessive carbon buildup and/or...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...