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How do you tighten the steering column on a 1988 Oldsmobile 98?

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What is the problem with it? The column is bolted tight to a heavy dash brace. At the bottom, the center steering shaft has a coupling to the rack and pinion steering gear (just below and behind the engine). The steering wheel is fixed tight to the center steering shaft.
If you have a tilt feature and that is what is loose, worn parts cannot be tightened up, but need replaced. And expensive for new parts-consider a used column from salvage yard.

Posted on Jan 06, 2014

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CHECK YOUR MOUNTING BOLTS UNDER YOUR DASH TIGHTEN ALL OF THEM/IF THIS DON'T WORK TIGHTEN YOUR STEERING GEAR BOX.

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There are 3 bolts inside that have backed out, this is a tough job. You have to have special tools to complete this job. You have to pull the pins on the side after disassembling to access the bolts.

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The video at the link should help.
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