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E46 (1999 - 2006)
The fourth generation 3 Series (E46 chassis) was introduced in 1999 and set the standard for engineering and performance during it's years of production including being named to Car & Driver's 10 best list every one of those years! ! -- View the E46 Wiki

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Old 11-27-2014, 01:03 PM
jmoney6 jmoney6 is offline
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steering rack

I just got done wrestling control arms into my 330ci. While underneath, I noticed both boots were torn and extremely fragile. I did also notice ont he rack itself a significant amount of dirt on the piece that connects to the tie rod. I will replacing both boots, however can I do a p/s flush or is my rack f'ed?
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Old 11-27-2014, 08:36 PM
GoForthFast GoForthFast is offline
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If your rack works like it should and you can detect nothing wrong, try to flush and replace the reservoir and see how long it lasts. What do you have to lose?
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