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Bob <email@example.com> wrote:
> The power steering box for my 85 Range Rover Classic is leaking like a
> sieve. The 3 bolt cover one.
> How difficult is it to strip and service it or should I leave it to a
> specialist? Do I need special tools etc.
> I have rebuilt an engine and a gearbox so am not a complete novice.
They are easy to rebuild, but the usual reason for leaking is that
the sector shaft (output shaft) has a fine slot cut in it by the seal.
Changing the seal if this has happenend is a waste of time - the shaft
needs to be replaced, or the old one re-finished (someone who does
hydraulic rams etc).
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