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Old 04-01-2016, 06:07 AM   #1
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Steering Column Clunk

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I have been battling an irritating clunk on my 98 Boxster that refuses go away. The vehicle now has all new suspension parts front and rear , new brakes, new tires, tracking done at the dealership, but the problem persists. The best way for me to describe is a clunk (metal on metal) in the steering column. My question to the fellow members here is ,are there any bushings in the steering column that are prone to failure?. I have spent some time on the web searching for this and not coming up with anything specific. Also, attaching some pictures based on my research, is the part in pic#1 the possible culprit.

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There's a plastic sleeve where the column goes through the firewall that is known to go bad or fall out
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Is it difficult to fix?
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Is it difficult to fix?
I've never replaced one but it looks like it might be a PIA.

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