What is the flex coupling-steering damper? The flex coupling is a part of the steering system that incorporates a rubber disc to dampen vibrations and shock while you hold the steering wheel. The flex coupling also allows the steering column to turn freely even when it isnt straight. How do you know your flex coupling-steering damper needs to be replaced? Your steering wheel does not easily turn back to the center position Your steering feels like it locks up at times When you turn the wheel side to side you hear a clunking sound How is the flex-coupling replaced by a mobile mechanic? The vehicle battery is disconnected. The damaged flex coupling is removed and replaced with a new one. The battery is reconnected and steering is tested. How important is it to have your drive shaft replaced? If your flex coupling is worn or has seized u? it can affect your ability to steer and control your vehicle.
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