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Power stering pump fluid leaking.

After a Mazda dealer replaces a power steering pump and lines, power steering pump fluid still leaks. Another Mazda dealer says the fluid is leaking from the hose. Does it mean the first dealer mechanic does not tight the hose properly, right? If this the case, should the second dealer do the job as warranty and ask the first dealer for money. Or there is difference of lines and hose for a power steering pump system.

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  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    added fluid bled it in power steering still out. went out suddenly...Hope it isn't the pump but thats what I'm expecting

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FIRST MECHANICS COULD HAVE TIGHTEN LINE TOO TIGHT AND DAMAGED THE SEAL IN LINE FITTING.TAKE CAR BACK TO FIRST DEALER.LET THEM KNOW POWER STEERING IS STILL LEAKING AND THEY DID NOT FIX THE PROBLEM.THEY SHOULD NOT CHARGE YOU ANYTHING JOB SHOULD BE DONE RIGHT THE FIRST TIME.

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Testimonial: "This is a very useful information. The second dealer at first said that if it is a warranty issue, they will do it free. Anyway, they charge $127."

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