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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee leaking coolant and power steering fluid

Originally the problem began as a small power steering fluid leak a month ago. I topped off the power steerting reservoir. Keep leaking a little bit of power steering fluid. A week ago I noticed coolant leaking from under the front bumper as well and pooling perfectly centered under the belt/radiator. Are these problems related or is just a strange coincidence?

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  • pendersj Feb 18, 2009

    Great, thanks for the quick reply. Glad to hear that you don't think the problems are related- I didn't think that they would be but just had to ask in case I was missing something big!



    I'll check the pump with the pressure tester tomorrow. Thanks.

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Just a heads up, $10 bucks will buy you a seal kit for the P.S. pump. I topped mine off for a couple months, then the oring on the high pressure line (from pump, front center) blew and dumped the reservoir in a matter of miles.

The line can be a stinker to get off, recommend driving the car for a few minutes to heat up the pump a little. Don't forget the 20MM wrench.

Posted on May 14, 2009

  • Darlene Dibble Nov 26, 2012

    Thankyou for your answer, but I was able to get the power steering pump changed. I need to find out how to change the backlight with caned. I have the pat. I m lo tying to find the manual for the 1993 Jeep Choke Laredo. Thank you for you help. I appreciate it.

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