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    1998 TJ steering issues

    I bought a 98 TJ about a year ago and the steering has also been sloppy. The jeep will wander all over the place, especially on uneven roads. I took it into the shop and they told me all of the steering components looked good to them. Any suggestions? I was thinking about replacing the steering stabilizer but I do not think it will clear up all of the issues. I'm running 33s and have a Rancho Rockcrawler suspension.

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    1998 TJ steering issues

    I would Check to see if the sloppy/ loose steering is evident while it's parked. If the steering has exessive play with the engine not running, I would look into the possible components involved like the tie rod ends, track bar, or ball joints. Another thing that would cause the wandering on the road is the alignment. Caster , toe and camber plays a big role all together on the straight ahead stability and performance in your steering.
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