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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2012 2:27 pm    Post subject:  bad steering rack? Reply with quote

Hey guys, today while diagnosing a shot passenger cv axle (is indeed bad), I observed a boot on the bar that connects to the tie rod leaking fluid..im guessing that's power steering fluid? I read online that when the rack & pinion goes bad, it fills the boot with fluid..is this correct?

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