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Leaking Power Steering

Old 12-20-2010, 11:35 AM
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My 2000 S-80 is leaking power steering fluid. I can't see where the leak is coming from when looking under the hood. Could it be that my pump is leaking or is a hose? It's only leaking on the passenger side. What do I need to do to find out what's leaking and fix the problem.
Old 12-20-2010, 11:54 AM
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Do you see any oilish residue around the pump/hose? If so, one is leaking, first check to ensure the clamp is secure and inspect the hose (run your fingers along it and squish a little to see if you can produce a leak. If nothing, clean the residue of the hose/pump and watch it the next few days and see if you can pinpoint the leak further.

If you do not see any residue/leakage from the pump/hose, it could be your power steering rack leaking.
Old 12-20-2010, 01:32 PM
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Will Check, I can't seem to see anything from the top, there's a bit of residue around the reservoir, I'm doing my best to keep oil in it, but I do notice when it's low it make some noise only when I turn the wheel left. Thanks for the advice!
Old 12-21-2010, 08:13 PM
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could the the boots/seals = rebuild, sorry
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