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Old 01-05-2006, 20:01   #1 (permalink)
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power steering fluid leak

How much for a repair on a power steering rack on an '02 Taurus? There
doesn't seem to be a leak on the boot itself, only where the rubber
boot seals up against the metal shaft.

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Old 01-06-2006, 06:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: power steering fluid leak

eastwardbound2003@yahoo.com wrote:

> How much for a repair on a power steering rack on an '02 Taurus? There
> doesn't seem to be a leak on the boot itself, only where the rubber
> boot seals up against the metal shaft.
>
>


which would probably indicate that boot is half full of PS fluid, instead
of air, which is what's supposed to be there.

Means a new or rebuilt rack. Plus tie rods if car has more than 75Kmiles...
wouldnt make sense to use old ones.

If you arent losing a lot of fluid, try adding Lucas PS sealer.. ONLY one
I found to work!

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