[V8] Steering Rack Question

Buchholz, Steven Steven.Buchholz at kla-tencor.com
Sat Jul 2 03:12:58 EDT 2005

... gotta pull the rack.  Furthermore, the hard lines that go from the
steering gear to the working cylinder have to come off ... 

The common wisdom on the other T44s was that when the boot decomposes
that you will soon be in need of a rebuilt rack.  You may want to just
take care of everything at once and get the rack rebuilt ... 

Steve B
San Jose, CA (USA)
> The boot on my steering rack is torn, but otherwise seems to be in
> working order... Question: Do I have to remove it completely from the
> vehicle to replace the torn boot, or can I remove the 2 banjo bolts,
tie rod
> ends (etc) and slip it off through the passenger wheel well?
>  OK, second question. If I see pentosin leaking from one of those two
> bolts, can I re-torque it, or should I buy 2 new seals for the bolt
and then
> re-torque it. Any way to keep the pentosin from running out while I
> those two seals on the banjo bolt? ;-)

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