Vote for The Forward Look Network on the Mopar Top 100 Sites 

Re: 59 New Yorker Steering column - help please

From: Jim Helm
Email: helmjimwa@aol.com
Remote Name: 66.149.89.163
Date: November 17, 2003

Comments

I just went through this on a 1959 Dodge. What they don't tell you in the shop manual is that you have to remove the steering wheel and all of the turn signal mechanism inside the steering column housing before the steering shaft will slide out of the housing. Once all of this "upper" steering column stuff is removed, the steering shaft will pull out, and allow you to get at the roll-pin that holds the shaft to the steering gear input shaft. Punching the pin out can be a little difficult, as well. Good luck!!

 

Last changed: May 04, 2010