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Couple of months ago I had my rack & pinion replaced. In my adventures of taking off my head assemblies. I just noticed that the inner boots are compressed. Sort of looks like a vacuum has sucked them to a distorted appearance. Is this normal? I didn't put the part in due to it still being winter & didn't have a garage. So I paid someone to install it...If it doesn't rain I'll try & take a few photos of it & post them.
 

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The installers must have kinked the breather tube going to both boots or it was not equalized during the re-build process. Take it back or release the small clamp on the end of the boot. Pry up the edge to relieve the vaccum....install the clamp.
 

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or, whoever aligned it turned the tie rods without releasing the clamp on the boot. That twists them up.
 
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