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Old 09-14-2010, 04:06 PM   #1
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Power Steering help?

I recently purchased a stock 98. This had a minor leak, but the salesman at the used car lot said it was fine so I ignored it. I just put on 33" tires, and this leak has gotten worse. After some investigation under the hood for several weeks, I have found that I am constantly re-filling the power steering fluid.

Does anyone have any experience or advise to send my way?

I am new to the Jeep world and even less experienced with mechanical issues.
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Old 09-14-2010, 04:14 PM   #2
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First thing to do is getcha some degreaser and douche it off really well...then start it up once it dries and watch where the leak is comming from. There are several places it can leak from.

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Don't you just love used car salesmen? They do rank just above most politicians for honesty though.
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Old 09-14-2010, 07:59 PM   #4
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x2 on the salesmen. Keep your eye on the splined shaft coming out of the steering box. Just one of the places that a leak can develop. Good luck with her.
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