Dec 20, 2) Remove union bolt in the frunk (consult the BGB) 3) Loosen 4 bolts holding the entire rack assembly in. 4) Remove the 2 lines for the Power Steering. 5) Finish removing the 4 bracket bolts and pull the rack out. After finally removing the rack, I found myself wishing there had been more details for #4.
I'll expand 4 for those who haven't Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Steering & Suspension Services in Asheville, NCThere are two main types of steering systems:"rack and pinion" and"parallelogram", and they each require different approaches when you experience steering issues.
Come to Meineke # in Asheville, NC for your steering and suspension service needs, or any other car. Toyota MR2 Steering Rack Bushing Kit. PFF Diagram Reference # TypeThis combination does not exist. Add to Cart.PM.
My MR2 has all bushings replaced with the full prothane kit, and Toyota. You can replace the inner tie rods and the white plastic bushing without removing the steering rack. You just need to turn the steering wheel back and forth to get things where you need it. Buy the white rack bushing from Toyota. The parts that will probably need replacement are the plastic rack bushing, both steering rack boots, the claw washers, inner and outer tie rod ends.
If you are on a budget, inspect each component for wear and only replace those that exhibit excessive play.
To access and remove the steering rack the cross-member needs to be removed. Thanks to the years of experience of fellow mr2 AW owners on the mr2 list, I felt that this worn bushing was the culprit of hearing a knocking sound whenever I hit a bump or drove up my driveway.
This simple plastic bushing is on the end of the passenger side (right) steering rack within the rack housing. Through the use of 3 detents that press into holes of the rack housing, it remains in. Sep 22, After the steering rack is loose and moved out of the way, remove the old bushings from the two (or three if you have a center mount) mounts. Tip: The best way to remove steering rack bushings is to hit them with the ball end of a ball-peen hammer. Refer to your service manual for the manufacturer's recommended steps for this process.
Aug 31, MR2 Spyder Community. Autocross, Racing, and Motorsports. steering rack bushing info? Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 2 of 2 Posts. spydertoph Premium Member.
Joined Mar 9, 3, Posts. Discussion Starter #1 Aug 31, Curious if anyone has a steering rack bushing handy they can measure the od of?