Used Clock Springs for the Pontiac Vibe for Sale Get a great deal! For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. The shop claimed it was impossible for the steering wheel to be installed incorrectly? It can cause unstable handling. It sounds like the tech put the wheel back on one tooth off. We stock air bag clockspring parts for most Pontiac models including , , , , and. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. Locate and buy used Pontiac Vibe clock springs and other Vibe parts by submitting a through PartRequest.
One of the best reasons to purchase parts through our retailers is that fit, form, function and quality are guaranteed. Do I need to take them both off to replace the the clockspring? That places each link relative to its steering knuckle in a location where its arc will move properly in relation to the arc that the steering knuckle joint moves while moving through its travel. Showing parts 1 through 10 below. How does one not notice the equivalent of a barn door… Maybe perusing the before and after alignment specs on the printout would clear up a few things. A few weeks back, we had recall work done on our 2009 Vibe. To find it, stand outside your vehicle and look at the corner where the windshield meets the dashboard.
Is it something fairly easy to do? You can also check if the rack is properly centered by placing the steering wheel in the straight ahead position and counting how many times the wheel turns to lock from center it should be equal going both ways. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. For the clockspring you only need to do up to step 8. Click on the Show Details button to get additional information about the part. We're confident you'll come back to PartRequest. You'll be able to get the same like, kind and quality of parts that you're trying to replace. I got the covers of the steering column off but the only screws I could see that were on the wheel were the torque screws on which I think are the airbag screws.
Not only that, but id they redid the toe with the steering wheel 40 degrees off, the alignment is now improper. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. Call toll free to order or place your order online via our secure checkout system. They are available for the following Pontiac Vibe years: 2010, 2009, 10, 09. So, my question is, does that sound suspect to anyone? The steering shaft has a set of splines that lock the steering wheel to it. Here is a quick check, turn the steering wheel from one extreme to the other. I am a car novice and therefore am running this by the community to see if what I was told squares with reality.
If the toe or camber was off by a fair amount then I have to wonder if the vehicle has suffered a curb strike or what have you. Pontiac Vibe Replacement Air Bag Clockspring Information Search our online air bag clockspring catalog and find the lowest priced discount auto parts on the web. It seemed obvious to us that this must have had something to do with the recall work that was done, as we are certain that the steering wheel was centered before we had the work done. Not sure you need to do step 7, but you do have to pull the wheel off to get to the clockspring. You should talk to the service manager, in my opinion you paid the dealer to fix their mistake. Trying to decide it it is worth my time to call the service manager and make some noise over this.
We sell wholesale to the public. This part is also sometimes called Pontiac Vibe Airbag Clockspring. Thanks Can't remember if I ever took mine off. Our online parts catalog uses real-time inventory, so you can be assured the parts you buy are in stock at the time of ordering. These parts can be difficult to find sometimes but since we have a large network of salvage yards and part suppliers chances are always pretty good that we'll be able to help you find the parts you need. Normal wear and tear will not have the steering wheel of by 40 degrees. The salvage yards selling used parts through our service are some of the most reputable salvage yards you will ever deal with.
However, I took it back today and they were adamant that this was not the case, that there was no way in the world that what they did during the recall could have had any impact on the centering of the steering wheel. Centering the wheel places the articulated ends of the steering rack links equidistant from the center of the system, each to be an equal distance from the steering knuckle joint. Most orders are shipped the same day. Get multiple quotes from junk yards and auto wreckers who compete for your business. When I remove steering wheels I use a paint marker to put on alignment marks to prevent things like this from happening. If it turns significantly more in one direction than the other, the steering wheel is not centered. I disconnected the battery and pulled the fuse for the airbag pain in the removed and began to take the steering wheel off.
Forty degrees would be significant. Our large network of salvage yards ensures that you'll be able to find used Pontiac Vibe clock springs quickly, all from the comfort and convenience of your home or office. . It is very easy to install a steering wheel off center when replacing a clock spring. Even better, you'll get them at great prices.
How do I get the wheel and airbag off? Can you post a picture of you alignment print out? The steps aren't that explicit, but maybe it will help. Get the best deal possible by letting salvage yards compete for your business! See the seller's listing for full details. Has anyone done this before? This assures the steering wheel will only go on in one position. Finally, you can also check your vehicle title and registration documents. I posted last week about my horn not working. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program New: A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. .