Power steering box leaking

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stevend34
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Power steering box leaking

Post by stevend34 » Fri 11 Sep, 2020 9:35 pm

If i wanted to fix my leaking power steering box what would you suggest?

1. reco it with a kit
2. just get another one
3. other??

(i recall the box was from a vitara)

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gwagensteve
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Re: Power steering box leaking

Post by gwagensteve » Fri 11 Sep, 2020 9:38 pm

Depends why it’s leaking. You can replace seals and bearings easily enough. Might not be cheaper than just throwing another box in it though.
michaelpiranha2000 wrote: The rear is in great condition. but has a broken crown wheel and pinon

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Re: Power steering box leaking

Post by jonfromhamilton » Fri 11 Sep, 2020 10:44 pm

Some of the seals are high pressure. They look the same as a normal seal but they are rated at 10bar not 1barif you get a vernier inside the ID of a normal one that's like 20mm you can open it up to about 23mm before the caliper hits the steel skeleton of the seal but in a high pressure one it would only open to about 21mm or so

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