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Ian1965

Mrk 1 Focus. Power Steering Problem

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I have a. mrk 1 focus I have to replace the rack I am having trouble getting it off as the pipes are seized and so are the nuts how do I get it off without damaging the pipes. please can someone give me some advice please email me

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I would say the good start would be to attack it with WD40 in order to try and release it.

Alternatively, it will be tricky.

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As said, WD40 or Plusgas. They are a proper pain in the whatsit to crack off out of the rack & be careful not to crush the pipes as you're prising & getting mad with them!

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Are you using flare nut spanners? If not I would get yourself some before you round off the nuts

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