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Power steering now broken

Power steering was failing at slow speeds and is now gone altogether. It is also leaking now. I do not hear any squealing though. Is this the pump or could it be a bad hose?

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    Power Steering is leaking fluid, looks like it is from the pump right around the middle, is there a seal I can replace ..can I seperate it and JB Weld the ****** back together?

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The leak is probably from one of the hoses, you will only here squealing if the steering box gets air into it, not hearing any noise is a good thing at this point, just be sure to keep fluid in the reservoir to keep air out, just don't over fill it. First, try any over the counter power steering stop leaks from any auto parts store, 9 times out of 10 that won't fix you problem, but it is worth a try. If that does not work you have two options, get the leaky hose replaced, or just keep fluid in the reservoir.

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Its most likely the steering rack or the cooler lines those are the most common things to leak on those vans..

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Rack and pinion needs replaced.

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