During an annual service in July 2002 a 'leak from power steering rack' was
recorded on the visual inspection report giving an amber warning. Mileage
Within the last month I have had to top the steering fluid up with approx
150cc of fluid, I took it into Fords who service it and they want £550 to
repair (£450 with non-ford exchange unit) Current mileage is 66000 miles (so
a little high, but not so high you would expect the rack to fail, in my
How many others have had issues with steering racks and fluid leaks, I see
at least one in this news group recently.
I think at the moment I can only complain to fords regarding the steering
rack and see where I get, it would be nice to know how common this has been
in the past.
On another note I had to change the near-side wheel bearing several months
ago due to it failing. I see on this news group that is fairly common!