Fluid Leak From Front of Vehicle on Mercedes-Benz S420

A fluid leak from the front of the vehicle may be a result of a worn steering dampening shock. Our technicians tell us that if a leak is noted from the dampening shock it should be replaced.

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Average mileage: 164,150 (138,000–190,300)
6 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, more1998, 1999
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1998 Mercedes-Benz S420 138,000 mi,
power steering fluid leaks, I was told that both front and rear seals are leaking