I have a 92' dodge power ram 150 4x4. Truck Has 120,000 miles and runs
great. The steering has some play in it. Going about 55 mph truck
wants to wonder left to right. Noticed that drivers side tire is a bit
more wore than others. Could it just need a front wheel aligament?
Sounds like worn parts...Rag joint/u-joint, ball joints, drag link, tie rod,
steering gear, etc. (I don't know the steering components on this truck, so
sorry if I mention parts it doesn't have). To find the suspect components,
you can jack the front end and place it on jacksstands with the wheels free
to turn, secure the steering wheel (the steering lock may not have enough
strength to hold it and will have a little play, so instead use a couple of
lengths of rope to secure the steering wheel), then push each wheel left and
right and look for any freeplay in the steering components. Having someone
the help move the wheels while you look will greatly easy this diagnosis.
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