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Old April 1st, 2012, 09:21 PM   #1
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Default Adjusting Backlash on manual steering gearbox

I have a 69 f250 with a manual gearbox that is sloppy, I have read that i can adjust the backlash, but I need to find a manual to explain how to do it, since its easy to mess it up. Does anyone have the procedure on how to do it?
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If it is a NP-435 take a look at this link. It shows GM but any manual from the big three will work. "http://www.scribd.com/doc/57346896/NP435-Repair-Manual" remove the quotation marks. This is the same one but a larger image size and a PDF file. http://home.comcast.net/~vx/NP435_Repair_Manual.pdf

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I do believe he is referring to a steering gear box. If so there should be an adjuster and lock nut located on the top of the box.
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I see that now. I saw manual gear box and thought of a transmission. Well I guess I found a manual to when I tear down my transmission.
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Fixed the thread for less confusion.
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