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    Default Loose Steering on 99 1500 Suburban

    I just bought a 99 1500 4x4 and the steering feels a little loose. There seems to be about 1 or 2 inches of play in the steering wheel. What usually causes this issue? Is it a cheap fix?

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    Cool loose steering on 99 suburban

    Sounds like a combo of worn front parts as in idler arm, pitman arm, upper and lower ball joints etc.

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    There is a lot of info about this issue. Use the search term: "loose steering"

    Someone even came up with a cheap fix for how to lube the steering shaft

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    Thanks for the suggestions. Now I have a good place to start looking.
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    1999 1500 Suburban 4x4

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