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2001 leaks power steering fluid from plastic boot on tie rod. Is repair hard or costly?

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    Glueing the boot won't fix the problem. A mechanic told me that the whole rack and pinion assembly would have to be replaced because the leak comes from a SEAL on the rack and pinion assembly. I'm currently on my second bottle of Lucas Oil Stop Leak poured in the power steering reservoir. Should help stop any seal leaks or get money back...Replacing the rack assembly would run $400 or more....Guess we'll see what happens...

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I think the cheapest way to fix your problem is by using plastic epoxy resin its very easy to use,just make sure that the resin you are buying is not affected by power steering fluid and also make sure that you follow the drying time,if it does not work replacing the plastic is not a bad choice.

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