GM Celebrity/Century/Ciera/6000 1982-1996 Repair Guide
Rack Bearing Preload
Make the adjustment with the front wheels raised and the steering wheel centered. Be sure to check the returnability of the steering wheel to the center after adjustment.
Loosen the adjuster plug locknut and turn the adjuster plug clockwise until it bottoms in the gear assembly, then back off 50°-70° (approximately
Install the lock to the adjusting nut, then tighten the adjusting nut to 50 ft. lbs. (70 Nm) while holding the adjuster plug stationary.