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Exclamation Power steering box?? How to adjust?

Hey yall, I have some play in my ps box and i read there is a screw u can adjust to have less play. How much should i turn it and what direction? Thanks.
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Post #20 in this thread describes the proper way to adjust the steering
gear box sector shaft screw. Using any other method is guess work.

http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/87...teering-2.html

If you choose to adjust it by trial and error, you loosen the lock nut and with a
flat blade screwdriver turn the screw clockwise to take up any slack. Don't
turn the screw more than 1/8 of a turn at a time. Take it for a test drive and
adjust again if needed. Warning if you tighten the screw to much, you can
lock up the steering box.
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