My car is leaking power steering fluid from the high pressure hose right under the pump. According to my mechanic, the fluid is actually coming out between the fitting that screws into the pump and the hose, not from the fitting/pump connection. He bought a new hose, whilch did not come with fittings. The fittings had to be purchased separately and pressed on to the hose. The hose is very difficult to replace because he can't get to the steering rack side, without dropping the subframe. He has done this and installed the new hose, but it is leaking exactly the same way. Is there a trick or step that was missed?
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You likely have a leak in your power steering system and is now low. When the fluid gets low it gets air in it causing the whine. It is likely your steering gear or high pressure hose (or both) that is leaking. Once the leak is repaired it is recommended to flush out your power steering fluid to DEX6 Transmission fluid. I would check for all the leaks under the vehicle and then flush out to transmission fluid - just adding fluid will likely not fix the issue as these vehicles are hard to bleed the air out of.
it depends if it is your high pressure or low pressure line if it is the high pressure line you can purchase at an auto parts store for about $60-$70. If it is your low pressure line good luck finding a replacement. But what I did that cost me about $5 was buy a gas line that fit and a couple clamps and I cut out the section with the leak and installed the gas lin in its place. But remember you can only do that simple fix with the low pressure line.
Nope PS system is separate from the Brake and air ride, You will need to clean all the lines off along with the rack&pinion, an overhead lift is needed to check many of the components. look for fresh fluid dripping down, most of the time, if its a pressure leak loads of fluid will leak out draining the reservoir very fast, if the reservoir takes days to drain its probably a suction side leak this would cause air to enter the system and make a continuos whine and cause(low reservoir fluid will allow air to get in the system as well)the liquid to have bubbles and or look foamy. There is a pressure switch in the pressure side that is a common place to leak, I believe its mounted on the Rack itself. Also I have seen people forget to put the teflon seals on the pumps pressure side threaded fitting which will leak immediately after the install. GL
You need to raise the car, put jack stands underneath for safety and spray some type of degreaser to clean off the oil on the hoses, pump, frame, etc., then wash off with a hose or pressure washer (best). Let everything dry and then have another person crank up the engine while you are underneath looking at pump and hose (be sure your jack stands are securely holding up the car before climbing underneath). If you're losing a lot of fluid each day you should easily be able to see your leak at the pump or hose connections. If it's gotten steadily worse, it probably is the pump seals getting worse.
Hello, this can caused by several thing, the power steering pump may be leaking, the stering gear leaking, or one of the power steering hoses. you will need to make a visual inpection of these parts and see if you see fluid leaking out. the teo most common areas are, the power steering pressure hose and the steering gear mounted under the vehicle on the frame
Well sounds like your pressure side of the powersteering has blown the hose.. you need to order a new pressure hose from the parts store and get it replaced and refill the powersteering tank.. Thanks jerry ...
sounds like a high pressure hose or rack and pinion would have to get underneath and take a good look at it while someone starts it and turns the whell all the way to tyhe left or right and hold it there till you see the leak
this sounds like a hydraulic power steering hose straight too power steering and power steering gear box this is has a leak in it these hoses need to be replaced
now with the other problems sounds just like they need to have new hoses ran threw them too the bar if im hearing this correctly is water flow jacket like radiator hoses these hoses need to be replaced during a radiator hose replacement
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