Power steering leek!!!!

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Alastair
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Power steering leek!!!!

Post by Alastair » Thu Sep 03, 2015 10:35 pm

1989 Bx estate with power.....I got fluid leaking from around the spindle..... As in where the column enters the steering rack.....firstly I believe there is a repair section available but then I discover it's nearly £140 plus vat! So what's the answer? A second hand rack? Any thoughts? Any help?
Bx turbo diesel 1989
Bx 1.9 Rd estate 1989
Citroen Light 15 1952
Bx 17 TZD diesel turbo 1992
Xantia 1.8 16v

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Kitch
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Re: Power steering leek!!!!

Post by Kitch » Fri Sep 04, 2015 9:22 am

The leak will be from the pinion valve seal by the sounds of things. It unbolts from the rack and is replaceable (that's likely the bit you've been quoted £140 for.) It is possible to overhaul them too. I've got a recon spare somewhere in the garage, and a used rack that I could be persuaded to part with.

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Re: Power steering leek!!!!

Post by Alastair » Sat Sep 05, 2015 12:22 am

Tell me more Kitch and your location?
Bx turbo diesel 1989
Bx 1.9 Rd estate 1989
Citroen Light 15 1952
Bx 17 TZD diesel turbo 1992
Xantia 1.8 16v

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Tim Leech
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Re: Power steering leek!!!!

Post by Tim Leech » Sat Sep 05, 2015 11:05 am

Fareham as per his avatar lol! Kitch if your coming to the Chevrons I can get it ALOT nearer to Stoke (Burton On Trent)
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7HL
2002 Rover 75 CDTi Connossieur SE AUTO Nav
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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Re: Power steering leek!!!!

Post by Alastair » Sat Sep 05, 2015 1:09 pm

Keep me posted please
Bx turbo diesel 1989
Bx 1.9 Rd estate 1989
Citroen Light 15 1952
Bx 17 TZD diesel turbo 1992
Xantia 1.8 16v