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Old 12-10-2010, 09:41 PM
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So i have fluid leaking out of i think the steering box above the nut that attaches the pitman arm to it. Is there a seal or something in there that can go bad or is this a common problem? Not to sure about steering boxes.
 
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Old 12-10-2010, 09:42 PM
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Yep, pitman shaft seal. It is even replaceable...... there was a DIY posted somewhere for it.... not really all that bad, and can even be done on the truck. Taking the fan, and shroud off would make it MUCH easier.
 
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Old 12-10-2010, 09:55 PM
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dang i thought i have seen all the diys so far i guess i will have another look. Thanks.
 
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Not sure if i found it on this site, or if it was linked from somewhere else......
 
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Old 12-10-2010, 10:11 PM
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well either way its good to know i wasnt sure if it was going to be replaceable or not. So now that i know its back to work
 
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