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Power steering pump leak. i hear a whinning noise, i see power steering fluid on floor, and i have to refill fluid about twice a week. whats the problem?

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90% of the time the problem is not the pump, but the hose connections. Detach the connections, clean any debis on the threads and reattach. Be careful not to cross thread when reattaching and don't over-tighten. Making a connection too tight might warp the connection and cause a leak. In severe cases you may need to replace the hoses. They are available at most auto parts store and will save you $$ over going to a dealer.

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