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Power steeing fluid leaks

2006 Impala. I have had my car to the Dealership a total of 10 times in a 24 month period regarding the loss of power steering fluid. They have replaced the PS hydraulic pipe, steering hoses,clamps, PS fluid cooler, PS Steering Gear Assy (3 times) and the latest effort was to replace and reroute the PS line. And now (for the 11th time) I have lost the fluid yet again.

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    My steering rack was changed recently and the PS fluid was gone within a day. Apparently there are some tapered seals that must be replaced when the hydraulic hoses are removed. this is a very silly way of doing it as there are always the possibility of not getting it right.



    I will collect my rack on Monday as it not fixed yet and I will take it to a hydraulics shop to modify the pipes and fittings to be some stock standard stuff that anyone can work on.



    Maybe you should consider doing the same.

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Try replacing the o ring or use double o rings between the reservoir and pump, pressure builds from use and the fluid blows out of this o ring even after the vehicle is off. When the dealer replaces the pump they re-use the reservoir and o ring so the problem does not get fixed. The fluid runs down the pump and the lines to the rack, instead of washing the engine and observing where the fluid is leaking from, they replace good parts until they find the problem. Sometimes one o ring isn't enough.

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Have they checked over the rack and pinion

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