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post #1 of 6 Old 06-12-2013, 11:14 AM Thread Starter
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got this in the mail today and noticed the boot is torn. The reason I post this is because someone told me it does not matter. I was going to send it back for another one, just mad I have to wait to do this project.

This is the right side (pitman arm --> steering arm)

what do you guys think, send it back, or its fine the way it is?

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I would send back. That will allow water in and grease out. Either that or go to the part store and get a replacement boot.

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MOOG is a good product ask them they should cover a replacement 100% esp since its parts you need to drive.

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Yup. They should replace it or at least give you a new boot. If not spend the $2 for a new boot and move on.
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It appears the inner seal (Silver Part) is bent too and a new boot might not seat correctly.

I'd return it.

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Agreed
on a new boot and if that bent looking thing is indeed metal showing and not rubber from the boot
then yes get a whole new unit

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