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Ford Steering Gear Box (other Than Rack And Pinion) Reports

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FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Police Vehicle, Steering Gear failed, resulting in steering wheel turning freely but the was no connection to the wheel.
FORD AEROSTAR 1993 Ignition Switch Short Circuited Inside, causing it to melt. *ak

FORD AEROSTAR 1990 Parked At Place Of Employment for one hour vehicle caught on fire. *ak
FORD ESCORT 1982 Vehicle Parked And Suddenly Burst into flames. *ak
FORD EXPLORER 1992 While Driving, Experiened Bolt failure, when gear box fell out, due to breaking of bolts which held box, resulting in loss
FORD BRONCO II 1988 Consumer States That Steering Column became hot to touch and then smoke appeared from the steering column. she cut auto off and called husband.
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1996 Noise When Turning The Tilt steering wheel, then steering locks up, due to defective steering box cracked open and pump malfunctioned, replace
FORD F 250 1994 Steering Box Bolts Broke While driving. tt
FORD ECONOLINE 1994 The Gear Box Is Held by 3 bolts and they are all sheared off and could have caused an accident. please describe.
FORD F 150 1994 Consumer Was Driving And The head light went off and didn't come back on . tt vehicle has also had fuel injections problems,
FORD F 150 1994 The Steering Gear Box Broke while driving the vehicle. tt vehicle went off the road, causing property damage.
FORD ECONOLINE 1994 Three Bolts Holding Steering Gear box in place against front left frame of vehicle sheared off, causing loss of steering. *slc
FORD RANGER 1994 Steering; Bottom Of Steering box snapped off completely resulting in no control of truck and accident. please describe details. tt
FORD EXPLORER 1991 Steering Box Failure, Difficulty steering vehicle. *ak
FORD F250 1989 The Steering Gear Box Is leaking from where there was work done on it. please describe. *ak
FORD EXPLORER 1994 Purchase Car New At 9, 000 miles the steering gear box need to be repair . tt
FORD THUNDERBIRD 1993 Steering Wheel Vibrates Out Of control, replace steering gear and tie rods. tt
FORD E350 1989 Power Steering Gear Box Seals are leaking, causing steering to be difficult. tt
FORD F150 1992 The Steering Gear Box Went out causing wheels to lock up had a loss of vehicle control. tt
FORD ESCORT 1993 Faulty Steering Geer Box, caused loss of steering control, vehicle would intermittently slide across the road.
FORD B600 1989 School Bus Fleet. Fluid leakage in the steering box. list of vins included. tt
FORD F350 1993 Steering Gear Box Went Out. tt
FORD EXPLORER 1992 Steering Box Malfunctioned While Traveling estimated speed 30 mph, resulting in an accident. tt
FORD CLUB WAGON 1995 Serious Problem Of Lack Of control due to defective gear box. dealer said it was the tires, we replaced the tires,
FORD TAURUS 1999 Power Steering Fluid Leaking Into rack and pinion dust boot. vehicle taken to an independent repair shop for repairs. *ak
FORD WINDSTAR 1998 Received Recall 97v165001 Concerning Steering gear. when turning steering wheel in right or left it was making a loud noise like vehicle
FORD EXPEDITION 1997 While Driving And Without Warning steering gear box completely malfunctioned, causing vehicle to sway or pull to left or right,
FORD F350 1993 Steering Gear Box Caused Rivits on cross member of frame to stretch, also causing a snapping noise in front end, on closer inspection
FORD F 150 1995 Pitman Arm Came Loose On steering gear, making vehicle vibrate and shake while driving.*ak pitman arm was loose due to splines
FORD EXPLORER 1998 Trunk Door Will Not Shut properly. consumer is able to slide his hand in while door is shut. *ak consumer contacted
FORD F250 2000 While Traveling At Approximately 25 to 30 mph steering gear box failed. when vehicle was directed to the right, consumer was
FORD F 150 1999 Steering Gear Box Has Been replaced twice. contacted dealer. *ak
FORD F350 1999 While Driving Vehicle Severely Pulls to right or left and extreme vibration occurs, causing loss of vehicle control. replaced steering gear
FORD E 150 1999 Steering Wheel Will Crunch When going around corners, dealer replaced steering box. after 200 miles, one bolt of steering box shreaded off.
FORD F 150 1995 While Consumer Was Driving Down highway steering gear box went out and consumer had trouble keeping the vehicle on track. consumer
FORD F 150 1995 When Pulling Into Driveway At about 5 mph gearbox locked up, wheel did not turn. *ak *slc
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 Steering Gear To Pump had broken, causing lost of steering. please provide further infomation. *ak
FORD F 150 1994 Steering Box Broke, Causing no power steering unexpectedly while driving. this may cause a crash. please provide further information.
FORD ECONOLINE 1994 Was Making A Turn & had lost control of vehicle. had vehicle towed to an independent mechanic. was informed by mechanic
FORD EXPLORER 1993 Metal In Steering Gear box broke, causing loss of steering control. dealer has been notified. *ak
FORD F 150 1997 Lower Steering Shaft Came Off input shaft of steering gear box causing a complete loss of control. *slc
FORD EXPEDITION 2000 While Driving T 3 Bolts that hold the steering gear box came apart. two bolts made a loud noise and broke, as
FORD ECONOLINE 1994 While Making A Turn To park, steering box ripped off the frame, and consumer had to have vehicle towed to a mechanic.
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1994 Hydraulic Controls Within The Steering gear box do not center, causing loss of steering control. please give any further details.*ak
FORD E 250 2000 Vehicle Will Wander Off To the left and right intermittently. consumer took vehicle to the dealership, and they replaced steering gear
FORD EXPLORER 1994 Bolts On The Steering Gear broke. consumer heard a loud popping sound when bolts broke. also, noticed looseness in the
FORD F 150 1997 While Driving At Approximately 35 mph steering box fell off, disconnected from frame due to bolts that sheared off, causing loss of steering.
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1994 Vehicle Wanders When Traveling At highway speed. steering feels like there is no control. dealer replaced steering box.
FORD EXPEDITION 1997 While Making A Turn Vehicle was making a funny noise. dealer replaced tie rod end/t idler arm, and steering gear arm.
FORD EXPLORER 1995 There Is Power Steering Fluid leak coming from rack and pinion on rightside. dealer determined cause of leak, and replaced steering gear assembly.
FORD RANGER 1996 Due To Defective Steering Gear box, steering became inoperative, almost causing a collision. *ak
FORD F 350 1996 While Driving Steering Box Broke, causing lack of steering ability which resulted in a serious crash. please provide further information and vin#.
FORD MUSTANG 1993 Steering Gear Box Locked Up, and consume couldn't move. was hit in the rear. tookvehicle to a dealer and
FORD F 150 1994 The 4-wheel Drive Tore Up & was inoperative. would not be using & would engage into 4- wheel drive. hub has plastic
FORD F 350 1994 When Driving At 20 Mph steering gear box broke without prior warning. *ak
FORD E 150 1993 3 Mounting Bolts That Hold frame of steering gear have broken off. causing loss of vehicle control . *ak
FORD WINDSTAR 1997 Nhtsa Recall 97v-097000 Automatic Transmission leaking over catalytic converter and problem with steering loss. dealer was not notified at this time. *ak
FORD E 150 1994 While Making A "u" Turn inside parking lot steering gear box went out. lost all 3 bolts on the box, they had snapped.
FORD EXPEDITION 1997 Bolts Whih Hold The Steering gear to frame broke. dealer notified and repairs were done under warranty. for nhtsa information file.
FORD TAURUS 1994 There Is A Problem With defective steering gear box. it is very hard to keep control of steering vehicle.
FORD F 250 1997 The Vehicle Has No Adequate hydraulic filter on the release valve within the steering gear box to prevent valve comtamination and failure, causing
FORD RANGER 1998 Consumer Was Turning Right At approximately 10 mph when the steering failed which almost caused an accident. dealer did not detect the problem
FORD AEROSTAR 1992 While Traveling Hit Horn Nothing happened, cruise control did not operate, and the airbag light illuminated. dealer contacted, and could not
FORD E 350 1998 The Steering Gear Box has a loose spot in it. while on the road if a bump or hole is hit the vehicle
FORD TAURUS 1997 Vehicle Never Heats Up. the temperature gauge never registers hot on the car. also, engine head gaskets blew out withouty prior
FORD ESCORT 1996 Theere Is A Loud Cracking noise coming from the steering gear. also, consumer is having problem with brakes, and the
FORD CLUB WAGON 1993 Steering Gear Box Has Sheared off the frame of the vehicle. also,there are visible signs of rust or corrosion. *ak
FORD F250 1999 Consumer Contacted The Dealer In reference to recall number 98v116000, manufacturer's number 98s17. scheduled an appointment. took vehicle to dealer,
FORD F250 1999 Recall # 98v116000 Ford/lower Control arm. owner is still experiencing a prolbem with truck after having recall work performed. when hitting a
FORD F150 1989 Driving At Approximatley 45 Mph steering gear box blew out all fuses, causing loss of power steering. dealer has replaced part 3
FORD F250 1999 Nhtsa Recall # 98v11600 Mfr # 98s17, consumer contacted the dealer to have recall corrected, dealer unaware of recall. refused to
FORD F 150 1998 Driving 55-60mph & Vehicle Hit small puddle. vehicle shifted to left & then right, jerking abruptly, before driver regained control. took
FORD RANGER 1996 Steering Gear Box That's Bolted to frame came loose. bolts backed out of frame. took to dealer & replaced 1 bolt & 3
FORD RANGER 1997 Was Driving About 20mph Around a curve; had lost control of steering. was able to maneuver vehicle & took it to dealer.
FORD TAURUS 1996 Driving About 35mph When Power steering tightened up suddenly & was unable to control vehicle ;lost steering control, took to dealer to locate
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1992 The Vehicle's Steering Became Difficult to handle, and oil was leaking from under driver's side. dlr has replaced gear box. *ak
FORD ECONOLINE 1993 Driving About 25-30mph When Steering gear box detached from frame of vehicle, resulting in the loss of steering control. took to dealer &
FORD VAN 1994 While Driving Lost Steering Control. dealer said that the steering box ripped off from the frame. *ak
FORD ECONOLINE 1994 Vehicle Would Pull Left Or right on its own. dealer has changed steering box. *ak
FORD ESCORT 1989 While Driving Heard Loud Noise, sounded like something dragging under vehicle, caused by broken teeth around gear, could cause crash, auto
FORD EXPLORER 1992 While Driving The Vehicle And making a right turn, lost complete steering power due to the fact that t steering fluid leaked
FORD F 250 1996 While Driving Steering Box Totally failed, could not steer vehicle, steering box replaced by dealership, problem has not reoccurred, speed
FORD EXPLORER 1993 While Driving The Bolts In the steering gear box broke, causing the vehicle to lose steering power. *ak
FORD F 250 1996 While Driving, Bolts That holds steering box to frame sheared off, one left hanging, caused loss of steering control.
FORD RANGER 1995 Vehicle Hit A Pothole And the steering box broke. the vehicle is hard to steer since the steering box broke. *ak
FORD PROBE 1993 In Cold Weather There Is a noise in the steering when turning and it is loose, took to dealer, replaced gear
FORD E 150 1996 Of The Three Bolts That hold the gearbox to the frame of the vehicle two of them have come off and caused the vehicle to
FORD F 250 1996 While Driving Though Parking Lot, experienced. steering gear box bolt failure, when bolts snapped off frame, leaving gear box dangling,
FORD EXPLORER 1996 While Driving Over Gravel Pavement or driving at low speeds, there is something popping in the steering wheel. *ak dealer
FORD TAURUS 1998 Consumer States He Had His power steering gear box replaced. he was told by the mechanic that should have lasted at least
FORD E 150 1993 Consumer States The Steering Gear box collapse. please provide further information.. ts
FORD F350 2002 While Driving The Vehicle At 55mph and applied the brake power steering will vibrate. dealer has been notified an dealer was not willing to
FORD E 150 1994 When Driving The Steering Gear box moves, # pe96-024 . please describe .
FORD F 150 1997 Failure On The Steering Wheel gear box, consumer alleged play in the steering wheel.*ak *slc
FORD RANGER 1996 While Making A Slow Turn steering went out, consumer was able to turn steering wheel, but vehicle did not respond. dealer
FORD F250 2001 Truck Tends To Wander Across the road when it hits a seam in the road. owner has taken truck to dealership several times
FORD WINDSTAR 1998 Consumer Has Same Problem as stated in recall 97v165 000. this vehicle was not part of recall due to vin.
FORD ESCORT 1990 On One Occasion The Seat track broke. please describe .*ak
FORD E 350 1999 The Vehicle Was Going 20mph down a dirt road. the van hit a bump and loss control causing the vehicle to run off the
FORD F 150 1997 While Driving 35mph, Lost all steering power. connection from steering wheel to steering gear box came off without warning. dealer contacted.
FORD EXPLORER 1992 At Any Speed The Steering gear box starts degrading which causes the truck to drift and wander all over the road. *ak
FORD F 150 1995 Front Brake Rotors Have Warped from being hot. have been turned once and replaced once.*ak (owned by auburn university, fisheries
FORD F 150 1994 Lower Front Bolt Holding Steering gear pulled through the frame, rust and dirt began to form on the metal which caused the 2 rear
FORD EXPEDITION 1997 Consumer Noticed A "squeal/rubbing" Noise from the front of the vehicle, dealers tech determined it was a bad pitman arm bushing, upon further
FORD F 150 1994 Steering Box Failure Causes The steering to stick while turning. *et mjs
FORD EXPEDITION 1997 The Steering Box Was Completely loose which resulted in total loss of steering. *yc
FORD E 150 1993 The Three Bolts That Mount the steering box broke and the frame has multible cracks,the bolts show no sign of wear as if loose,
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 No Summary Listed For Above vehicle. *ak
FORD EXPEDITION 1998 Internal Failure Of Component Noted by knocking noise in steering gear box. additional play in steering noted and other owners have stated same
FORD FOCUS 2001 Vehicle Delivered On 6/1/01. soon after i started experiencing problems with the steering gear not being stable. the
FORD EXPEDITION 1997 Driving With Family In Car ,doing 35 mph when i lost total control of the could spin the steering wheel completely around
FORD CLUB WAGON 1993 We Developed A Leak In the steering system which appeared to be from the steering box. the mechanic who attempted to repair the
FORD EXPLORER 2002 The Vehicle Has Been In the service dept 3 times since purchase on 8/01. upper & lower steering shaft has been replaced on 9/14/01.
FORD E 150 1994 While Making A Right To turn into a parking space a large pop was heard followed by complete loss of steering control. all three
FORD F 150 2001 Loose Steering, Second (replacement) steering gear. the original steering gear was noisy and the dealer replaced it with a used, rebuilt
FORD F150 1986 Vehicle Has Experienced 4 Modular replacements. truck would shut off completely, which resulted in steering lock; inoperable. repairs were from alameda
FORD EXPEDITION 1999 I Was Involved In An accident on july 11 2000 in which we rolled over couple off times. we had taken the expedition to
FORD F 450 SD 1999 No Summary Listed For Abov evehicle. *ak (dot number: vnw8 tiresize: lt265/75r1)
FORD F350 1999 Vehicle Was Involved In A accident that did damage to the right front wheel area. the right front wheel hit a cement culvert
FORD E 150 1999 Steering Wheel Will Not Turn when brakes applied. *ak
FORD F 150 1997 We Were Backing Our Truck into our driveway when all of a sudden the vehicle completely lost all of its steering ability. we
FORD EXPLORER 1994 The Car Was Parked At the curb. i backed up about two (2) feet , put the car in drive and tried to
FORD EXPLORER 1998 Steering Wheel Started Shaking Slightly at low speed on 5/23/01. i entered a freeway and just as i was approaching 70 mph, the
FORD EXPEDITION 1999 On The 5/21/01 Accident I was making a left turn off of my cul a sac st and just as i turned the wheel to
FORD F250 1999 My Truck Was Involved In a accident. mention was made by the driver that the steering column seemed to go out.
FORD F350 1999 Steering Wanders. Dealer Added steering stablizer, but still wanders all over road. *ak
FORD F350 2001 While Traveling Down Road, driver entered into curve and had no steering, therefore leaving the road and hitting a tree. after
FORD F 150 1999 We Could Hear And Feel a "clunking" through the steering wheel. took the truck to the dealer to have it checked. found that
FORD F150 1975 All The Replacement Steering Boxes are also worn out. that wouldn't be a problem but ford doesn't supply the parts and so far,
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1995 This Car Has Many Failures. no safety defect listed. *ak
FORD F 150 1997 On Friday 03/02/01 I Lost control of the steering in my ford f-150 when something in the steering box failed.for specifics of what the
FORD F 150 1997 Lower Steering Shaft Universal Joint became disengaged from the steering gear box commection. this created an inability to steer the truck.
FORD WINDSTAR 1999 No Summary Listed For Abov ev3ehicle. *ak
FORD F 150 1996 After Experiencing Increasing Sloppiness In steering, mechanic friend checked out the problem. one of the three bolts holding the steering box had
FORD FORD TRUCK 1992 Steer Gear Box Bolts Assembly pulled trough frame rails and causing it to crake and split
FORD E 150 1994 When Turning The Vehicle At less than 5 miles per hour i heard a loud pop and the car shuddered. my steering wheel
FORD ECONOLINE 1998 Purchased Vehicle As Used From paul clark ford. from the first day, steering problems. while vehicle was under warrenty, the dealer
FORD EXPEDITION 1997 First Time I Heard A load noise about 4 months ago took it to ford dealer to be fixed they said it was the
FORD E 350 1998 Bolt Broken That Holds The steering gear box and the smell from the heater makes you sick.*ak
FORD EXPLORER 1993 Design Or Bad Die, these never break, driver was at low speed, but could not turn.*ak
FORD E 150 1994 Steering Box Came Loose From frame
FORD EXPLORER 1992 The Problem Is That The power steering will intermittently freeze up, or stop operating altogether during a turn. it acts exactly like it
FORD EXPLORER 1998 I Think That You Explore the steering on the ford explore. it is mich to quick for the adverage driver. this is
FORD FORD TRUCK 1994 No Summary
FORD F250 1999 No Summary
FORD F 150 2000 No Summary
FORD EXPEDITION 1997 While Backing The Vehicle Out of a parking spot i began to turn the wheel to the left, and heard/felt a grinding, then
FORD F250 1999 I Suffered Closed Head Trauma with amnesia in the accident. the truck had no grass or dirt on the front undercarriage. the front
FORD F 150 1997 Bolts Securing Steering Box To frame broke. steering box fell loose, and all steering control was lost. little warning that
FORD CONTOUR 1999 Repeated Stalling, Missing & loss of power appears mostly when it's very hot out & car has been driven a lot. rough
FORD F250 1999 6 Alignments In 24,000 miles, a broken 14mm suspension bolt, a steering gearbox failure, 3 sets of brakes & rotor/caliper replacement
FORD F SUPER DUTY 2000 3 Of The 7 People i know with similar vehicle have had problems with the steering gear box. the dealer says that he
FORD EXPLORER 2001 Truck Was Purchased New With 13 total miles. windshield wipers are not working fuses are fine and the interior dome light is not
FORD MUSTANG 1998 Appears To Have Fractured At weld - ford dealer will begin repairs 4/24. *ak
FORD F 150 2000 I Was Trying To Avoid rear ending the car in front of me because traffic had come to an abrupt stop, so i jerked
FORD F 150 2000 I Was Trying To Avoid rear ending the car in front of me because traffic had come to an abrupt stop so i jerked my
FORD RANGER 1996 Bolts Holding Steering Gearbox In place either broke or fell out, causing nearly complete loss of steering. almost hit guardrail on expressway
FORD BRONCO 1989 Headlamp Switch Is The Same as on t-birds, still no recall, lights will flash on and off.
FORD FORD TRUCK 1999 This Is The Most Hazadous vehicle on the road. no safety defect listed in summary. *ak
FORD E 350 1999 To Much End Play In steering box out put shaft. dealership (gorno ford) has seen vehicle twice. in august 1999 and today 12/3/99
FORD WINDSTAR 1998 1)all 5 Lugs: Nuts sheared off from the right front passenger hub, causing the wheel to leave the vehicle. the body
FORD EXPLORER 1998 These Defects Happens Just Months after warranty was out live far from dealership but i tried to get it there as soon as i could
FORD WINDSTAR 1998 The Engine Was Making A noise and it was reported and supposedly fixed by local dealer. however, within one month the alternator failed
FORD F 150 1997 Steering Gear Box Broke Off of frame while driving truck out of driveway at home. unable to steer truck, very very dangerous situation!!
FORD F 150 1996 Took Back To The Dealer several times, and they ignored it. they said that this type of truck does this
FORD TAURUS 1997 Was Informed By Dealership That this was caused by their repair of my transmission, however, i am to pay for the repair for
FORD F350 1988 Very Bad Shimmy In Front end suspension
FORD E 150 1996 On Level Asphalt, Attempting turnaround, made sharp left turn, stopped, made sharp right turn,placed into reverse gear, heard loud
FORD F 150 1997 No Summary
FORD TAURUS 1993 At 14k Mil Drive Steering gear broke into pieces and travelled through the engine; oil pump required replacement in addition to the gear
FORD F 150 1994 Ive Had To Replace The steering gear box,the clutch,and two altenators in which one ended in a fire which cost a considerable about
FORD THUNDERBIRD 1997 Brake Rotors Warping, New replacements warping also. steering box was repaired but front end still shudders at highway speeds after 3 attempts by
FORD EXPLORER 1994 Shaft Broke, All Steering lost, cause accident, low speed few obstacles avoided serious damage & injury - ford motor company no
FORD EXPEDITION 1998 Steering Box Failure. *yc
FORD RANGER 1998 Steering Gear Assembly Failed. *yc
FORD EXPLORER 1996 Steering Shaft Failed.
FORD ESCORT 1995 Gear Box Defective.
FORD F 150 1994 Gear Shaft Failure. *ak
FORD WINDSTAR 1996 Consumer Stated Repair Work Was performed on the steering box mechanism.*jb
FORD F 150 1997 The Universal Joint On The end of the steering column disconnected causing loss of steering ability, the consumer is requesting reimbursement, the steering
FORD EXPEDITION 1998 The Vehicle Drove Into A large dip on the roadway (with no traffic control device posted) causing the driver to loose control of the vehicle
FORD EXPLORER 1998 Tie Rod Failure, Power steering gear failed. *slc
FORD E150 1987 Consumer Was Backing Up When the three bolts securing the steering gearbox to the frame of the vehicle fractures at the face of the gearbox
FORD ECONOLINE 1999 The Steering Shaft Lower Sector failed causing noise. *mjs
FORD F 150 1997 The Steering Gear Assembly Failed due to broken/sheared off bolts that fell off. *mjs
FORD F 150 1997 Steering Gear Assembly And Pitman arm failed causing loss of control. yh
FORD AEROSTAR 1994 Because The Vehicle Is Defective, gears can be chaged after the engine is turned off and the vehicle makes loud buzzing noise when using
FORD EXPEDITION 1997 Consumer Veered Right To Avoid animal and the vehicle did not steer rack due to the power steering gear shaft assembly (sheared in two) failure
FORD ESCORT 1997 Steering Gear Noise Is Present, however no remedy to solve noise problem. mjs
FORD F350 1999 Possible Failure Of Recall Component led to loss of control/accident, no deployment of both air bags during collision with front end damage. severe
FORD EXPLORER 1999 Rear Middle Seat Belt Continues to tighten on rear passenger. nlm
FORD ECONOLINE 1997 Steering Locks Up On Occasions due to failure ot the lower steering shaft and steering gear assembly.
FORD PICKUP 1990 Steering Gear Box Very Loose due to stripped bolts.
FORD CONTOUR 1995 Power Steering And Power Brakes fail and battery light comes on when driving through small puddles.
FORD F 250 1997 Bolts On The Power Steering box broke in half causing loss of steering control.
FORD WINDSTAR 1997 Steering Gear Assembly Failed Causing vehicle to pull.
FORD F250 1991 Brake Problems--failing To Stop The vehicle in a timely manner. no one has been able to fix them. power steering unit has been
FORD EXPLORER 1994 Bolts That Connect The Steerng box to the frame broke causing loss of steering control.
FORD EXPEDITION 1997 Sensor On The Power Steering which caused the vehicle to steer very hard, this created a probelm with keeping the vehicle in the lane.
FORD WINDSTAR 1995 Steering Became Difficult To Maneuver due to defective steering gear box. vehicle was constant at slow speeds, but pulled to left a