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Power steering leak

I have a 94 Cadillac deville and just replaced the power steering pump twice but the fluid is still leaking out in under 5 minutes! its leaking and causing from that it smokes cause of the fluid being leaked out! I can not find the leak and wondering if the black hose going to the pump, reservoir, and steering wheel is installed correctly!

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To try to find the leak, purchase a spray can of engine cleaner and spray the entire area of the pump and hoses. Then wash off with a garden hose. Fill pump reservoir with fluid. Have someone turn the steering wheel while you look in that area of the pump and hoses with a flashlight for the leak. Be careful of rotating fan and belts!

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