Power steering fluid leak

Discussion in 'General Chevy & GM Tech Questions' started by 98-chevy, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. 98-chevy

    98-chevy New Member

    My '98 Chevy Silverado has a power steering leak, i have wiped it up and looked for the leak but I can't find anything. Has anyone had this problem or know where it might be leaking from?
  2. murdog94

    murdog94 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    MOst likely your high pressure hose from the back of the pump.. That is the weak link in the system and the most common place for power steering leaks.
  3. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    X2 what murdog94 said. Had to change my '96 Suburbans a few years back.
  4. engineerbrian

    engineerbrian Member

    X3 on that one! My 95's hose was leaking about a year ago. i didn't realize until i replaced it that it actually bends around on the inside of the frame. I guess its bent for cooling? Anyways, the metal tubing that sat in the framing was rusted away, but it's a quick, easy fix

  5. hundojoe

    hundojoe Rockstar 100 Posts

    Also have seen the hoses start to leak at the crimp between the rubber coated braided line and the steel hard line.
  6. 98-chevy

    98-chevy New Member

    Alright thanks, ill check that out.

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