my steering column gets very hot after 30 minutes of driving 

is this normal? 
or what did you do to fix this? 

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The steering column should not  ever get hot 

Are you the same fellow who posted this a short while ago or is this a new post on the subject ?

You must have a hot wire that is grounding to the  metal column for that to be happening 

Need to get into the column and  visually see what is going on in there 

The steering wheel needs to come off to get in there 

The turn signal switch could be the problem as the green wire there can wear off the wire covering which was my problem with the side cornering lights not working as they should that I repaired on mine 



Go to the top right of the home page and put in - Steering wheel removal ( in search ) 

Scroll to the bottom of the first page - you are looking for the post that reads - Steering Wheel  removal- looking for the cornering light wiring connections in the column ——the heading  when it opens 

That post should give you some test procedures before you remove the SW and tips on removing the SW and the info to get into the column signal switch 

That post gave me what I need to know to repair mine and I added some tips in addition 

The info —-is Only applies to a non tilt wheel 



thanks for the helpful reply 

I have a 63 series 60 convertible with tilt steering 

this is a new post 




That would indicate you are the second person to have your hot column issue 

I do think the last fellow had a tilt steering as well which is very different than what I have 

Sorry I cannot be of more help but other should respond that have  a  non - tilt steering column 

Best I can suggest is that you inspect all column wiring for possible issues of any kind 



Pull up - hot steering column - in search to find the first guys post on your subject 

He was indicating he got a  big shock from his horn ring when pushing both sides down-  once 

That is reminding me that some kind of horn ring insulator on the non- tilt SW was possibly the problem in the first case that may apply to your problem with the hot column 

Be sure you are only looking  at non- tilt diagrams that apply 




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