[Spridgets] Steering wheel "locks" while driving

CosmicMag1380 cosmicmag1380 at gmail.com
Sat May 5 12:37:52 MDT 2018

Check the pinch bolt on the end of the steering shaft at the rack. If it is
loosened or the wrong length, it will cause a problem like this. The head
hits and jams... Keep us posted.


On Sat, May 5, 2018 at 6:01 AM, Ryan Kubanoff via Spridgets <
spridgets at autox.team.net> wrote:

> SO out for a drive through some twisty roads and occasionally the steering
> wheel seems to "lock up" momentarily. I can turn the wheel quickly and
> harshly to get it to break free but it is a little disconcerting.Really
> just an extra 1/2" or so rotation gets it to break free.
> In the fall I had an idiot shade tree MG expert "fix" my turn signal and
> high beam switches. They work but I am wondering if that caused this and
> how to fix it. I don't need the steering wheel lock since I have an
> ignition kill switch installed in the car but I would prefer not to die.
> Ryan
> 74 midget
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