Steering rack is leaking fluid, from both ends

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Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:37 pm

My 2006 hilux 4x4 d4d3l, steering rack is leaking out both ends.
Do I try and use an aftermarket rack, from master parts, very affordable. Toyota want round 15k, for a new one...or do I recondition the one that's in the bakkie,....help!....who can do the job, in cape town, at a reasonable price..

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Thu May 10, 2018 4:43 pm

Hi Marlin I have the same problem. did you find some one in cape town to repair your steering rack?
regards
Leon

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Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:51 pm

Robertson toyota fitted a aftershop rack, it came from joburg.

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Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:24 pm

Leon, when I rebuilt my Constantia I was referred to Robs Steering in Goodwood to rebuild the Constantia's steering box. They did a good job and they know their story.
I am sure they will do steering racks as well.

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