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1994 Ford Taurus Question: How much of a leak is serious with the rack-n-pinion? Is it dangerous?



justmewells, Rocky Mount, NC, September 07, 2011, 12:08

I have to add fluid every day and occasionally see smoke where it drips.

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    September 07, 2011, 17:27

    Any leak is serious. Can we say fire!

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  • Answer #2

    September 11, 2011, 19:53

    Oil dripping on an exhaust pipe is not a good thing.Assuming you have confirmed that it is the rack leaking,not the power steering pump,or a hose.At some point,a low fluid situation may result in a power assist problem,or kill off what may still be a good pump.

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