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1994 4 runner has replaced power steering pump and hoses are fine but wont hold power steering fluid

Cannot find any leaks around the pump

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IT CAN BE ISSUE WITH HOSES TOO. GET THE PRESSURE TEST CONDUCTED FOR POWER STEERING PUMP. IT WILL TELL YOU WHERE THE PRESSURE IS GETTING RELEASED SO YOU CAN CONCENTRATE ON THAT AREA.
---------In relation to these problem there are few solved help links,i suggest you to go through link mentioned below.
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and click the link:-----

POWER STEERING TROUBLESHOOTING PROBLEMS


http://alltypesofpartsreplacing.blogspot.com/2012/12/power-steering-troubleshooting-steering.html

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These will help.

Thanks.

Posted on Dec 06, 2012

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SOURCE: 1992 toyota camry tight steering

if only loosened belt then you should be hearing those squeecking noise. if there are leaks at the end of racks then it should not be a heavy steering too. its a good chance its your pump.

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The best bet is its trans oil. The gearbox has crushable washers/gaskets, the bolts may just need to be tightened slightly to crush the gasket and seal.

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it sounds like tour power steering rack and pinion may be leaking this is what you call the actuator rod.

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You probably do have a power steering leak. Check the fluid again, it's most likely low if you are having an increasing problem with it. As the fluid is drained slowly through the leak it allows air bubbles to enter the system and cause it to become sluggish or sticky. Get the leak fixed asap so you don't spend a huge amount on fluid and keep an eye on the fluid level.

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SOURCE: power steering fluid leak 1995 V6 Camry sedan

k,
"The leak" is probably not the pump. A closer inspect might reveal a bad hose, hose fitting or worse yet the "rack" has a bad seal. Who ever diagnosed the leak did not look close enough to verify the source of the leak. The washer story sounds suspect too.

I would take a small inspection mirror ( 1" or so in diameter), and look with a focused flahlite on exactly the drips of power sterring fluid are cming from. Some reputabile shops have a UV dye and use a black light to trace,,, but a good sarp eye and searching will spot the source leak.

Then you need to take the hose or part to the NAPA , or your choice parts store and save the money a shop or dealer would charge...

good luck jerzil

Posted on Mar 29, 2009

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