Re: 1999 Ford Taurus rack and pinion seal
> snuffy wrote:
>> CJB wrote:
>>> Replace the rack. Sorry.
>>> "snuffy" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>>> The seal behind the bellows on the right side is leaking. Can this be
>>>> replaced without removing the rack? Or am I looking at a nightmare?
>> Thanks for the replies! I guess my nightmare starts tomorrow morning,
>> bright and early!
>> Just curious....has ANYONE had good luck with a Taurus? This car is
>> eating me alive...already replaced the transmission, got to replace the
>> heater core, now the rack and pinion...this car has been well taken
>> care of, never abused, only has 90,000 miles on it.
> 142K on our 97 this week. I expect to get 230K-250K out of it easily.
> The PS rack job has been done once February 2005. This has been the
> only major repair. Minor: DPFE sensor at 88K, regular brake service(no
> "failures"), front sway bar end links 2005, the LF hub & lower ball
> joints fall 2004. I expect to do a water pump by 175K.
119xxx on the 98. LF wheel bearing and ball joint while I was there. Brakes, tires,
etc for normal service. Been getting a whiff of coolant when turning on the heat
lately. Proable heater core soon.