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Avalon leaking oil from boot.

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by TrdSurgie, Oct 24, 2013.

  1. Oct 24, 2013 at 6:09 PM
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    TrdSurgie

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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
  2. Oct 24, 2013 at 8:02 PM
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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
    Well it's the rack and pinion leaking fluid. The boot has a tear in it. Is it normal to have some fluid in the boot? Hate to have to replace the rack, the car only has 75k on it.:mad:
     
  3. Oct 25, 2013 at 5:35 PM
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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
  4. Oct 25, 2013 at 5:43 PM
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    No, you should not have oil in the boot. You have a bad seal in the rack. I'd look up a parts diagram of the rack and see if you can replace that seal.

    It would be a lot of work though, replacing the rack would be much much easier.
     
  5. Oct 25, 2013 at 5:47 PM
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    Rear leaf spring tsb 5000 miles, w ac fan 26k miles, windshield creaking 28k miles- not warranty. Bad upper idler pulleys 32k miles- not warranty, Toyota Quality!
    Suck. Thanks for the info!
     
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