Mechanics

CAN I REMOVE THE POWER STEERING FROM MY ?

1966 Ford Mustang • 67,000 miles

I've got a 6 cylinder engine with an automatic transmission. The power steering boot is shot and I feel it would be cheaper and easier to just remove the system completely.
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Mackin
August 13, 2012.




Yes, but you need new steering linkage when you remove the power steering.

What boot are you referring to?

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Aug 13, 2012.
Theresa is an accordion like rubber boot surrounding a piston that pushes and pulls on a knob on the steering tie rod.

Tiny
Mackin
Aug 13, 2012.
You can get the replacement on line if you look hard enough. They are not too expensive for the valve.

I assume it is leaking and you have no power assist?

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Aug 13, 2012.
It is totally shot. It is broken loose on both ends and just hangs there.

Tiny
Mackin
Aug 13, 2012.
I would look at repairing it. It may not be as much as you think.

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Aug 13, 2012.
Thanks. Your information was helpful.

Tiny
Mackin
Aug 13, 2012.
http://www.rockauto.com/catalog/moreinfo.php?pk=983366

there is a rack and pinion rebuild kit they probally also sell the end boots
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