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1989 jeep cherokee leaks steering fluid but i can t find the leak anywhere

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  • Brandon Bird Jan 31, 2009

    I allready tried that and it didn't work but later on when I started it up I filled it up with coolant and it still overheats.

  • Brandon Bird Feb 01, 2009

    well before I put a jug of antifreze in it it wouldn't do it as bad.



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The First thing that you need to do is, Get some Degreaser of Some Kind and Clean the Power Steering Pump and Hoses Very Well. Then Start your Car and Move the Steering Wheel all the way from Side to Side and Check the Pump and Hoses. You should be able to Locate the Leak this way. Let me know what You Find out! Please Rate My Response! Thanks!

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

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    Travis Humphries Jan 31, 2009

    If you have an Overheating Problem in Addition to the Power Steering Pump, Check your Belt Tensioner also. If the Belt Tensioner is not Holding the Belt Tight Enough it will Overheat and Could Cause the PSP to not work Correctly also.

  • Travis Humphries
    Travis Humphries Feb 01, 2009

    You might need to Replace the Thermostat then Although the Belt Tensioner Could Still make it Overheat with or Without Coolant.



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