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My 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP has a power steering leak but seems to work well. my mechanic wants to replace the whole rack and pinion, but that seems extensive for a leak. any suggestions?

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My rack is leaking too... leaks into the boots so I don't lose fluid while parked, just while driving... I tried stop leak since the rack already needs replaced... it slowed it down, but didn't stop it lol... good thing the rack is cheap... i have a miss on cyl 4... replaced the coil, wire, and plug... still misses... sprayed carb cleaner over top of ingion, NO vac leaks... anyone got any ideas?

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Anytime a power steering compononent is leaking it requires replacement. whether or not you choose to replace it is up to you. if you lose all power steering fluid you will lose your power assist however mechanical steering ability is still maintained.

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Wow...he may as well do your brakes then too.

Just fix the leak.


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