GM Truck Club
THE PREMIER CHEVY TRUCK & SUV FORUM
Founded in 2004 ~ We're the #1 Chevy Truck & SUV Forum.
Silverado & Sierra | Tahoe & Yukon | Suburban & Yukon XL | SUV & CROSSOVER
Results 1 to 4 of 4

Threaded View

  1. #1

    Default 99 K1500 4x4 - Pitman Arm - Please Help

    I just had 4 new tires put on. The shop called me and said that they wouldn't recommend getting a alignment now because the pitman arm is bad and needs replaced. I need help with confirming that the pitman arm is what is bad and if so how do I make this repair. Everything I have found on this replacement of pitman arm is for a Suburban. This is what I have been told and why I am confused.
    1. You need to remove the steering box. But I have also been told that you don't on a truck just on a suburban.
    2. Pitman arm rarely goes bad, which brings me to how do I find out for sure.(Not sure if I trust Tire Discounters)


    Basically I have never had to replace this part or diagnose it. I WOULD REALLY APPRECIATE ANY HELP ON HOW TO DIAGNOSE A BAD PITMAN ARM AND HOW TO FIX IT.

    I am partially disabled without my left leg so I can't afford to take it to a shop living on disability so any help is appreciated.

    Thanks for any help anyone can offer, it is greatly appreciated.
    Last edited by Keeta; 01-31-2013 at 11:37 AM. Reason: Wrong Spelling
    Thanks in advance,
    Graham

Similar Threads

  1. Pitman arm R&R
    By Coach24 in forum Chevy Tahoe Forum (GMC Yukon, Cadillac Escalade)
    Replies: 5
    Last: 05-08-2012, 01:33 AM
  2. pitman arm
    By Dons31a in forum Lifted & Offroad Suspension
    Replies: 4
    Last: 04-05-2011, 08:43 PM
  3. 97-98 k1500 dash compatable with a 95 k1500?
    By Lifted_Bowtie in forum General Chevy & GM Tech Questions
    Replies: 5
    Last: 12-11-2010, 04:51 PM
  4. Replies: 0
    Last: 07-30-2010, 07:00 PM
  5. Pitman Arm
    By AZ_Kid in forum General Chevy & GM Tech Questions
    Replies: 6
    Last: 04-14-2009, 06:45 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •