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Leaks from steering rack---it has to be placed
Leaks from a hose--you replace it
Pump should not leak,maybe a hose connection
If it really is the pump- you replace that
What are we missing?

Posted on Jul 23, 2013

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if the leak isn't from the hoses or connectors under the car.  Clean the pump area with carb cleaner spray, then tie a small bit of white cloth around both hoses (tighten the clamps at the same time).  This will reveal the source of the leak.  If the hoses are OK.  It's most likely the front seal and requires a replacement pump.  

Posted on Mar 25, 2009

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. If necessary, remove the air cleaner duct and the air cleaner.
  3. Remove the drive belt from the air conditioning compressor, if equipped.
  4. Loosen power steering pump belt adjustment as follows:
    1. Loosen the pivot and mounting bolts.
    2. Loosen the idler pulley locknut and turn the adjusting nut counterclockwise to remove the power steering belt.
  5. Loosen the power steering hoses at the pump and remove the bolts holding the power steering pump to the bracket.
  6. Disconnect and plug the power steering hoses and remove the pump from the vehicle.
To install:
  1. Using new O-rings, connect the power steering hoses to the steering pump.
  2. Install the power steering pump and secure it with its mounting bolts. Tighten the front and rear mounting bolts to specifications.
  3. Install the remaining components in the reverse order from which they were removed.
  4. Connect the negative battery cable.
  5. Fill the power steering system, start the engine and turn the steering wheel from side-to-side to bleed air from system

Posted on Feb 14, 2010

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You can do one of two things: the easiest of the two is to replace the p/s pump assembly with a reman unit.
The other way is to install a pump reseal kit. you'll have to dissasemble the pump to install a series o-rings and the front pump seal. This can be quite difficult. I recommend getting a service manual to help you with this process.

Posted on Mar 05, 2010

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Usually it is the high pressure line. They have compressed fittings, and over time they begin to leak, due to the high pressure.

Posted on Mar 16, 2010

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pls locate where the leak exactly coming from.....it could be from the high pressure line O ring is not properly set or not tightened...

Posted on Apr 08, 2010

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