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I have a major power steering leak i cant track and its not coming from the pump

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What can commonly happen is the seals inside the rack and pinion and allows the fluid to fill the bellow boot(accordion boot). Take a small pick and poke the boot on the steering linkage. If fluid pours out, replace the rack and pinion unit and then have it aligned. If you need further instructions, feel free to let me know.

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