My 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 4x2 with 140,000 miles had developed a bit of play in the steering gearbox causing mild wandering on the freeway. The repair was not taken care of in a reasonable amount of time. They could not find the problem. They refused to fix this truck and said not to bother them again with this problem. If your gear only has a 4 bolt top cover then you are going to want to order the. To correct this I installed a Borgeson steering gearbox and shaft. The contact had not experienced a failure.
The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. They put it on a frame machine and found out that on the right rail of the frame the bracket was welded on 1 inch backwards. Ram has now again improved these boxes by superseding the old boxes to what the 2013 2500's come with from the factory. Be sure and follow the installation instructions to the letter, especially the part about accurately centering the gearbox before installing on the truck. This is one of the beefiest steering boxes we've seen. The front right end squeaks like an old mattress and now I have this feeling not in control issue. The contact mentioned he was put on a list and was told he the parts were coming in once a month.
Please check out pitman arm section for the latest part number. The kit offers many advantages including a dramatic improvement in steering response and feel. All of our Steering Gearboxs are guaranteed to fit if you use enter your Dodge Ram 2500 into your Year Make Model selector. If you have a 2013 to 2015 Dodge then you want to order part number. So if your truck is pulling hard to the right check the right frame rail for a bad bracket on the lower control arm, which pulls your right tire out of alignment.
You have the option for us to include a pre-paid return label with the shipment for ease of returning your core. We also carry the Frame Stabilizer for this gear. It now drives and parks like a dream. The manufacturer was not notified. It is tight, good road feel, 0 play.
I called Dodge customer service and they refused to fix to fix the truck so I filed a Lemon Lawsuit against Dodge and they still will not fix the truck. Earlier today I noticed my sway bar links are bent as well. An upfront core charge is required. This is definitely a worthwhile upgrade once you've made sure any other worn steering components have been replaced or adjusted first. The contact had not experienced a failure. Please contact us if you have any questions. Even after Dodge admitted to wrong doing.
The contact did not experience a failure. I had to slow down to gain control, which caused the vehicles behind me to slam on there brakes and veer off aggressively to avoid hitting my truck. The dealer did not know when the parts would arrive. I'm not happy because according to these rants no one knows why or can figure out what is wrong with this issue. Neither the dealer nor the manufacturer knew when the parts would be available. Also, if you have a steering box brace, you will have to swap the steering box stabilizer out for the one designed for this gearbox, or, if you are able to do fabrication, you can modify your existing brace and purchase part number 1302070Z sector shaft nut. And I will never buy another truck with a Dodge emblem on the front.
Offer excludes truck freight and oversize fees. They said who found your problem. It was near complete loss of ability to control the steering of the truck. This box is the 6 bolt top cover steering gear. Once your core is received and processed, we will promptly issue credit back to you.
The contact had not experienced a failure. If you currently have a steering box brace installed, you will need to replace the bearing to one designed for the 2013 2500's to accommodate the larger shaft. Offer excludes truck freight and oversize fees. Make sure it stays centered no matter where the front wheels point when you bolt everything together. Now it drives like hell. Update from Aug 8, 2015 : My 2500 Dodge truck 4 x 4 pulled hard to the right all the time.
We also carry the Frame Stabilizer for this gear. Best money I have ever spent on my rig. Call or Chat with one of our sales professionals and see if we can't cure your existing steering issues. Please refer to the core return instructions included with the part or contact customer service for more details. According to the state trooper's report, a witness was driving behind this truck and saw the passenger side dual wheels with axle attached come off of the truck and go across the road before the truck left the pavement. I'm happy to report they're everything Borgeson claims they are. I took it in 5 times to dealers to have the steering checked.
The contact felt that the repair had exceeded a reasonable amount of time. If you have a 2013 to 2015 Dodge then you want to order part number. If our prices don't convince you, we also want to make sure that you can hear from car part experts, so we have reviews you can browse through on our sites to get you peace of mind. This is a major advantage especially those with lifted trucks with dropped pitman arms, as you will not have to change your pitman arm. I told them that I took it to a frame machine and they refused to honor his finding. Still wanders all over the road. So, I took it to Legends Body Shop in Oklahoma City.