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#1 (permalink) Old 07-28-2006, 03:15 PM
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Simple Power Steering Question

Noticed some leaking from the power steering resevoir. Did what I always do first ... came here. Maybe need to replace those hoses. But... I noticed that someone here said to check the gasket on the plastic fill cap. Mine has no gasket there. It's just plastic to plastic. Maybe someone lost it when they checked the PS fluid at some time? Or? Is there supposed to be a rubber gasket or O ring there? Thanks!
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There should no gasket.... it will boil over with PS fluid... you should fill with ATF fluid... fyi, if you did not know...

The hoses have hydralic fittings... which suck IMO... easier to replace with normal screw fittings...

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chances are after you have checked what Les has said, i would really check those factory clamps that secure the lines on the bottom of the PS resevoir. its very common for those to fail, just use newer screw fittings instead of those cheap pressure fittings. 90% of the time thats the leaking problem

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