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Old 05-03-2013, 06:54 PM   #1
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Leaky Steering box or shaft?

Today I randomly noticed what appears to be a leaky steering shaft or box. It appears like its leaking from the shaft and the fluid is running down all over the box.
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Weird thing is... I checked that power steering fluid and its defiantly not low. What do you all think the problem is. Should i let it slide for now and just keep an eye on the fluid level? It looks bad in the pictures....but its not bad enough to where its dripping on the driveway......yet at least haha.

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Old 05-03-2013, 09:55 PM   #2
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No help on this one?!?!?! What do you all think?!?!!? It is just a seal thats broken?!?!

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Old 05-04-2013, 06:35 AM   #3
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It's a Jeep thing. Find one that don't leak. I put some lucas in once a year and live with it. Good Luck
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Old 05-04-2013, 06:51 AM   #4
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I have the same thing. Just remember a small amount of oil can cover a lot of stuff. I've checked mine every couple weeks and it's still says full.
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