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I have a 2006 Nissan Murano SL AWD, done 113k km. I had a steering fluid leak few weeks back.Nissan dealer diagnosed it as pressure hose leak.Options were to replace the hose ($ 750) or have it repaired by some one other than Nissan ($ 300). I opted for the latter being a cheaper option. The leak has stopped, but the steering has a vibration/sound on extreme right & left turn.initially we suspected rack & pinion problem, but this thing started the day th erepair was done , & tends to fade away at times, but comes back again. What could be the issue? & what is the solution

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Hi:
Sometimes air gets into the power steering system, and can cause noises.

often, the technician that installed the hose, could ensure all the air is out, by having the car up off the ground, and turning the steering full left and full right, while bleeding the system, as well as making sure that it has 100% fresh fluid too.

Posted on Oct 05, 2010

  • roadking05 Nov 29, 2010

    I had the same problem on my 06 Murano AWD with the infamous power steering hose leaking,. to save some money, had someone crimp a new hose to replace the the high pressure leaking hose on it. Well, the steering also had a vibration/sound on extreme right

  • roadking05 Nov 29, 2010

    Replace the hose with a factory replacement part and as Ichand1958 stated, turning the steering full left and full right, while bleeding the system and your good to go.

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