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Steering gear boot seepage.

Was shown very small seepage on left and right boots of steering gear. Not enough to drip. Was told it is power steering fluid which should not be in the boots. They suggested the "long rack" be replaced. This vehicle only has 32000 miles on it. I'm suspicious the fluid was planted to invent a $950 repair job.

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If you flush and change your power steering fluid every two years,you prolong rack replacement,if your fortunate.

$950 is a little high,unless your going to a dealer,then anything goes.
The steering racks are expensive and can be nasty to work on,and try to remove

Posted on May 28, 2010

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The sterring rack (this is the long rack) must be replaced to correct this leak, the internal seal bore is most likely scored.

Posted on May 27, 2010

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