C5 Squeaking Steering Quick Fix
There is a opening at the lower bearing where you can inject lithium grease. This will eliminate the rubbing or squeaking noise when the steering wheel is turned.
>>LT1 P/S Failure Overview: The previous owner of my car had 2 types of recurring, very frustrating failures of a \’93 LT1. This resulted in DNF\’s and mandatory trailering after about 12 of 24 road track events. We battled these issues by installing fresh factory and aftermarket parts. This was fruitless. Special SCCA Trans Am […] More »
While waiting for my car to be serviced (oil/filter change), I noticed a Red 99 or 00 C5 (6-Speed )coming in on a flat-bed tow truck. As I suspected it was being transported to the dealership for a Column Lock failure. The tow drive unloaded the locked up car right in front of me and […] More »
Well I did it!! Installed the C5 Solutions By-Pass last night. Couple of editorial comments first: 1. Easy install, great instructions. 2. It worked ! ! ! 3. If you are big like me (6\’4\”/275 lbs), it is a bit harder than the instructions imply. 4. Can\’t think of an easier $60 insurance policy. Following […] More »
I rebuilt the steering column in my \’93 automatic using a column out of a parted-out \’96 manual. The steering colum core is pot metal or very low quality cast steel. The yoke around the pivot pins stretches and wallows out, allowing down-and-left play in the column that is disconcerting. it requires repair or replacement […] More »