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A new TSB has been issued for improved steering feel in the JT Gladiator. Please see attached.

TSB: tsb-08-074-20-pdf.356442.pdf



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You have got to be kidding me. I just picked mine up from the dealer after they swore up and down there was nothing wrong.
 

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I've had my steering box replaced, and its way better, but I'm curious about this software update. i don't think that was done.
 

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Is the ratio different between the 3 steering gears? Why are there 3 unique part NOs for the 3 different length vehicles?
 

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I've had my steering box replaced, and its way better, but I'm curious about this software update. i don't think that was done.
so this replaces some aluminum steering gear frame bolts with steel ones?

Does it also do some kind of software update? I read the TSB, but didn't get it.
 

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It reads to me like it replaces the aluminum steering box with a steel steering box and at the same time replaces the hardware. There's different part numbers because there's two door four-door and left and right hand drive.
 

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It reads to me like it replaces the aluminum steering box with a steel steering box
Sweet baby Jesus....let's hope so!!!
 

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It reads to me like it replaces the aluminum steering box with a steel steering box and at the same time replaces the hardware. There's different part numbers because there's two door four-door and left and right hand drive.
But it says steering gear. Is that what they call the steering box?
 

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My Sport S drives straight as a string with little input. But it would be nice to get a new, steel steering box. Makes me wonder if whining to the dealer would get a new steering box. Although I'd be worried the "technician" would make things worse somehow.
 

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My Sport S drives straight as a string with little input.
It reads to me that the new bolts are steel...not the box. But that could elude to a steel box also.

Also if you don't really have a problem...at least wait until those of us with real problems get the parts as they come available..... heck if your alum steering box is good I'll trade you.
 

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Yes it is the steering box..and those are some very new part numbers....
 

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