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Power steering fault, because lost the oil fluid

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SOURCE: lost power steering

power steering pumps can go out w/ no warning. on your model car you can replace it easily if you are handy and patient. loosen belt and hoses. label hoses, remove pump and replace in reverse. hope this helps

Posted on Nov 01, 2008

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SOURCE: Lost all power steering fluid and brakes

Hi Salmancasmi,
On vehicles with a hydraulic booster you will find that the power steering pump supplies fluid through bot the steering gear box and the hydraulic booster.
Just a visual inspection of the system should point you to the part that failed, most likely a hose. These can be obtained through your local parts store or dealership.
Locate and replace the failed part, refill the reservoir with power steering fluid. With the front of the truck on jack stands, start the truck and turn the steering wheel from full left to full right several times while pumping the brakes. This will remove the air from the system. Recheck for leaks and fluid level and you'll be on your way.
Hope that helps, good luck.

Posted on Nov 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Lost power steering. The belt seems fine and

Defective pump

Posted on Jun 09, 2009

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SOURCE: cant locate power steering leak

I have the same problem. The high pressure line coming off the bottom of the power steering pump was leaking where the steal line goes into the rubber line. The fluid was running down the hose between the plastic cover on the hose and coming out on the bottom passenger side. This hose is a huge pain to change have to lower the sub frame to get it off the rack. And the hose is expensive.

Good Luck hope this helps

Posted on Sep 17, 2009

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SOURCE: someone put motor oil in power steering fluid

drain all the oil in your power steering system then fill it up again with atf.

Posted on May 27, 2010

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