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That leak from the steering boot means your rack and pinion seals are leaking. You will have to fix the steering seals to stop the leak.

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the bellow boot is just there to kkep dirt out the leak is probably coming from the seal and takes a special tool to install

Posted on Sep 23, 2008

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