84 lesabre again

im not used to driving older cars. all i've ever owned was 4 cylinder front wheel drive crap, and i was wondering if it is supposed to feel like the car is 'floating' back and forth while turning and is the
turning supposed to be so loose? the car is an 84 lesabre 2 dr with a 5.0 307. i'm just curious
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As far as floating back and forth while turning, I'm not sure, that car likely doesn't have the pinnacle of suspension technology :-) However, if the steering has a lot of play in it, it probably means that the tie rod ends or other parts of the steering system are worn out..
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On Sat, 27 Sep 2003 06:11:35 GMT, "Robert Hancock"

more than likely the shocks or the sway bar linkage is gone. Been there, done thatm.
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how much of a pain in the ass is it to fix?
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Schedule a front end inspection at Midas .. . they'll tell you what's what before it costs you. There's no substitute for hands-on. You might need a camber compensator on the front end .. . pretty common for GM rwd cars of the last 40 years.

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First have the front end inspected After 20 years parts can be worn out.
Also note that the Le Sabre is a RWD car and the steering is going to feel alot different ( looser & easier to turn ) than a FWD car.
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