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Rack and Pinion cracked and leaking oil

jhnyswng
11-15-2007, 12:42 PM
I have a 2004 X5 3.0 that has never been in an accident. Recently one of the hoses ruptured and when i took it to the dealer in San Francisco they said the rack and pinion had a hairline crack and needed to be replaced. $3300.00 Has this happened to anyone else? What can cause this crack?