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1986 325es Power steering leaks

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Old September 9th 17, 09:18 PM posted to alt.autos.bmw
michael scott
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Default 1986 325es Power steering leaks

replying to Psycho, michael scott wrote:
My BMW is leaking out of rubber boot that connected to steering on left wheel
how can I fix it

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Old September 13th 17, 04:13 PM posted to alt.autos.bmw
Scott Dorsey
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Default 1986 325es Power steering leaks

In article >,
michael scott > wrote:
>replying to Psycho, michael scott wrote:
>My BMW is leaking out of rubber boot that connected to steering on left wheel
>how can I fix it

If the rack hasn't been rebuilt before, it's time to do it now. And you DO
want to do it because as the seals deteriorate, eventually you'll get to the
point where the piston is rubbing against the cylinder and tears it up, and
then you're in for replacement instead of just rebuilding.

Getting the thing out and back in is hard, changing the seals on the bench
is pretty easy. If you don't have a lift, take it to someone who does.
"C'est un Nagra. C'est suisse, et tres, tres precis."

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