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Leaking Rack and Pinion

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Old 07-13-2012, 03:00 PM
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My rack and Pinion is leaking a little from where the tie rod goes into the rack, does this mean I need a new Rack? I also have a shake on the highway and im thinking this may be why?
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Old 07-13-2012, 06:22 PM
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The leak is not likely to cause any kind of shake. Several things can cause a shake: bad tie-rod ends, bad shocks, etc., etc.
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Old 07-14-2012, 12:42 PM
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New rack? Yes. Only way to fix it. Reasons are many.
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Old 07-14-2012, 03:23 PM
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weedahoe your 2wd right? Ever replaced the rack on urs? Any tips?
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Old 07-14-2012, 03:32 PM
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Sorry, never had to replace it. But as for a tip, here are two, download a free copy of the Service Manual from the link in my signature below and make sure you compare yours to the replacement and make sure it is the same length.
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Old 07-15-2012, 10:49 AM
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Leaking pinion seal is a common Ram problem, round these parts anyways. Before I bought mine, I asked if it had been checked. So I crawled under with the dealer and sure enough, slow drip. There is supposed to be seepage, but this was quicker than seepage.
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