97 4x4 jimmy steering

I have a 97 jimmy with 180,000km and I can turn the steering wheel about 4 or 5 inches in either direction before the truck will turn. it has new front shocks and the ball joints are good also ( jacked truck up there is no
play in wheels) what else can I check to get steering better? how to tell if it is the steering box or pitman arm? any ideas? thanks
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Look at pitman arm when wheel is being turned back and forth a few inches and look for play including a loose pitman arm on box output shaft. Check box to frame mounting bolts too. If all is tight, you have a bad steering box. ----------------- TheSnoMan.com
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