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Leaking power steering pump subaru 96 liberty

Hi I have replaced my power steering pump on my subaru liberty 1996 wagon but i am still getting leaks of power steering oil leaking on top of my motor,i checked the hose's no leaks . Help (ps what a nightmare to install). thank you rocky

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I have had the control switches them selves leak

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check the lines to the rack and pinion,,,,cpild have a ruptured line

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It might be the rack and pinion kit (seals)

I had this problem 2 months ago... replaced the powersteering pump 3 times until I convinced the mechanics to look at the rack and pinion. there they found the leak, especially when I turned the wheel.. They first kept telling me there was air in the lines and it would go away. but that never happened.

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