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How do you replace a power steering hose on a 2001 PT cruser

The high pressure hose leaks

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SOURCE: high pressure power steering hose leak 97 chevy 4x4

Very simple and no special tools. Take your time and put some rags or a oil pan underneath it and wrench away!

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Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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SOURCE: replaced power steering hose 1500 chevy pickup

Maybe got an air lock/bubble

Posted on Oct 11, 2008

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SOURCE: 1996 Lexus LS 400 high pressure hose replaced

The leak could be in the steering rack.

Posted on Feb 15, 2009

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SOURCE: My power steering pressure hose has a leak.

i pERSONALY WOULD REPLACE IT MYSELF EVEN WITHOUT MY 30yrs Of Experience in this Field. I have Enclosed Instructions for you to use. PLEASE dont Forget to RATE me As MOST folks DONT remember to that is how WE Get our Ratings such as GURU THANK YOU and Good Luck On The Job, Dont PAY a dime If YOU CAN > D I Y

REMOVAL PROCEDURE

  1. Remove the power steering pressure hose (2) from the power steering pump (1).
  2. Raise the vehicle on a hoist. Refer to Vehicle Lifting.
  3. Remove the front exhaust pipe, automatic transmission only. Refer to Intermediate Pipe Replacement in Exhaust System
  4. Remove the power steering pressure hose (1) from the power steering gear (3).
  5. Remove the power steering hose retainer (2).
  6. Remove the power steering pressure hose (1) from the vehicle
    1. Install the power steering pressure hose (1) to the vehicle
    2. Install the power steering hose retainers (2). NOTICE: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions.
    3. Install the power steering pressure hose (1) to the power steering gear (3). Tighten the fitting to 27 Nm (20 ft. lbs.).
    4. Install the front exhaust pipe, if removed. Refer to Intermediate Pipe Replacement in Exhaust System.
    5. Lower the vehicle.
      1. Install the power steering pressure hose (2) to the power steering pump (1). Tighten the fitting to 27 Nm (20 ft. lbs.).
      2. Bleed the power steering system. Refer to Bleeding Power Steering System in Service and Repair of Steering.

Posted on Mar 27, 2009

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SOURCE: How to replace high pressure hose on steering,

Found a diagram online myself..

Posted on Nov 09, 2009

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