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Ok so i have a 2000 intrepid everytime i put power steering fluid in u can see it spitting up at you from the belt but if u drive it starts smoking from there is my pump bad i jus replaced the resevoir in it

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Are you saying you are running the engine with the cap off ? It could have an air pocket in the system but normally you would not run with the tank open.

Posted on Jul 21, 2013

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  • tanz hawkins Jul 21, 2013

    No i never rode with a cap off soon as i put fluid in u see fluid come from up under the belt and if i drive it it just smokes like its running hot

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    Stephen Jul 21, 2013

    Ok, you are saying the fluid is running out of the shaft seal as fast as you are pouring it in ? The seal would be behind the pulley where t he belt is .

  • tanz hawkins Jul 21, 2013

    What do i have to do get a new seal or replace the pump

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    Stephen Jul 21, 2013

    You could get a seal kit but most people just get a rebuilt pump.

  • tanz hawkins Jul 21, 2013

    Ok thx i poured sum in without the car running and it leaks out right behind the wheel


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