About Power Steering Input Shaft Seal Replacement
What is a power steering input shaft seal The power steering input shaft seal prevents power steering fluid from leaking out and causing the system to have low fluid levels. How do you know you need a power steering input shaft seal replacement Power steering fluid is low but there are no visible leaks from the hoses Whining noise when turning the steering wheel Power steering fluid is found leaking into the ground at the back end of the engine How is The power steering input shaft seal replaced by a mobile mechanic? The steering column lower yoke to rack and pinion input shaft is removed. The broken or cracked seal is removed and the shaft is checked and cleaned. The input shaft seal is replaced. The power steering system is refilled and purged of air. The power steering system operation is checked while the vehicle is running. How important is having your power steering fluid checked? Your power steering system will lose fluid if the shaft seal is broken. This can affect the power steering pump cause damage to your power steering system.