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Trying to find the problem i as soon as i feel my power steering tank up it leaks all out w n a hr an it runs my cooling fan hydro by a line but i looked an looked on all the lines an cannot find the leak an it squeals some times an stops an e en starts back up when im driving were could the leak be my pump maybe a line way underneath catchn fluid from falln to the ground my pully on my pump does wabble a lil my steear still last a long time w out ny fluid though but when thear is no fluid the fan dont spend fast an when i fill it up spins fast advi e is truely appreacitive 94 toyota camry w the lexus V6

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Start by checking if the cooling lines run into the radiator. There may be a leak internally on the radiator in the lines run through it. Also check to see if the fluid is leaking from the center shaft on the pulley on the pump. If your power steering fluid is leaking into the radiator your antifreeze will look like a cloudy pink color the same as if your transmission fluid leaks into the radiator. If it is, replace the radiator. If it is leaking out of the shaft replace the power steering pump.

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SOURCE: Power Steering pump appears to be leaking but is full????

Just guessing. Could it be a warped brake disk? That would cause vibration. And vibration in steering might conceivably cause splashing out the power steering reservoir. You would know if the disk were warped by a shudder when you brake at hight speeds.

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SOURCE: my 2002 chevy cavalier is leaking power steering

this should be a one peice line. that goes from the rack andd pinion to pump.

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SOURCE: My 94 chevy s10 blazer

sometimes the seal under the pitman arm that works the tierods gotta pull the pitman arm and replace the seal in sterring colum

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Have you checked the master brake cylinder reservoir for brake fluid loss?

I don't suspect the master cylinder as you have replaced it... but am more suspect of a leaking brake line or fitting which should have
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  3. Raise the vehicle until the front wheels are off the ground.
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Observe the following:



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NOTE Power steering fluid level must be maintained throughout bleed procedure.
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  2. If equipped with hydro-boost, fully charge the hydro-boost accumulator using the following procedure:
    1. Start the engine.
    2. Firmly apply the brake pedal 10-15 times.
    3. Turn the engine OFF

  3. Raise the vehicle until the front wheels are off the ground.
  4. With key in the ON position and the engine OFF , turn the steering wheel from stop to stop 12 times. Vehicles equipped with hydro-boost systems or longer length power steering hoses may require turns up to 15 to 20 stop to stops.
  5. Verify power steering fluid level per operating specification.
  6. Start the engine. Rotate steering wheel from left to right. Check for sign of cavitation or fluid aeration (pump noise/whining).
  7. Verify the fluid level. Repeat the bleed procedure if necessary.

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