my sterring rack is leaking,should I buy a rebuild kit or a rebuilt one?? how hard is it to do with a rebuild kit?

netminderone
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Asked by Apr 19, 2013 at 06:35 PM about the 2008 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCab

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The boot broke away & I reattached it with a clamp,this was about 3 months ago. dirt must of got in it so now it's leaking(seals). A rebuilt 1 is $200, a rebuild kit is $40.00. Any suggestions on what to do?? How hard is it to do the rebuild kit??

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kbro
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Never have rebuilt one. Honestly didnt know they offered rebuild kits. I would put the reman one in and be done. But thats just me.

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judge_roy
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PickNPull, that way you'd be able to see how it's held together and how tough a job it is~

mrmoony
2,730

Save time and hair, put in a rebuilt one

OJ
11,440

Remember the difference. Rebuilt most often means rebuilt up to the point of failure. Check out the price for a remanu.

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