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Drained out from where exactly.. a hose , the pump or what..sounds like a pressure valve is stuck and the fluid has no where to go..try to turn the steering wheel slightly side to side and se if the system will kick the valve open or what ..repost findings
Posted on Jan 20, 2013
Testimonial: "ok the turning side to side worked for a minute and stopped the squealing but then it dropped the fluid again. i couldn't see a leak in lines and it appears to be coming from the bottom. been through four quarts today trying."
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Power steering fluid leaking.
Year and mileage? Keep the fluid level up so you don't damage the power steering pump, and return to the garage that serviced it. This sounds like something wasn't tightened properly, and they should correct the problem. It is possible that a power steering hose or the pump itself developed a leak, but, it is most likely something that wasn't tightened properly. That's the best diagnosis that can be given w/out actually being able to see the vehicle.
Posted on Aug 26, 2009
Does it make the growling noise when the fluid is at the correct level? If it does, the noise is a warning that your power steering pump needs to be replaced.
Posted on Oct 11, 2009
Are you sure you are looking at the belt that is squealing? Usually the alternator belt squeals when first starting engine, PS belt will squeal when turning the steering wheel all the way right or left. It the tensioner is maxed out, either the belt is stretched, worn out, or way overtightened.
Posted on Nov 03, 2009
I have the same problem with 05 XC90 2.5T.. It seems like there is a problem with the power steering pump. And the only way to fix it is to change the pump. Now i'm trying to use the lucas stop leaking thing as well and will see what happens.
Posted on Jan 04, 2010
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