What does the pitman arm shaft seal do? The pitman arm shaft seal serves a dual purpose. It helps prevent dirt and debris from making its way into the gearbo? and also prevents power steering fluid from leaking out of the gearbox. It is a very important part of your vehicles steering mechanism. How do you know you need your pitman arm shaft seal replaced? Low power steering fluid - which is sometimes evident by a distinct noise when turning.A pool of power steering fluid near the front tires </li> </ul> How is the pitman arm shaft seal replaced by a mobile mechanic? Your vehicles front wheels are placed straight and the vehicle is raised on jack stands.The front wheel is removed to access the pitman arm.The defective pitman arm shaft seal is removed and replaced.The wheel is re-installed on the vehicle is lowered off the jack stands The vehicle is test driven . How important is having your pitman arm shaft seal replaced?Your pitman arm shaft seal is important to the overall function of your steering system. If not replace? it can cause larger problems to the power steering system and other mechanisms. Taking care of this repair in a timely manner should prevent more costly repairs in the future.
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