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My 05 trailblazer has a power steering leak. What looked to be the o rings but we changed them and it still leaking. Cant figure this out

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Crystal, not to scare you, but get this fixed asap. Many people have had there Trailblazers/Envoys destroyed by fire due to this problem.

Posted on Jan 23, 2019

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Hi,
sounds like you may have a crack in one of the lines,or the front of the pump has a seal that could be leaking, depending on the style of the pump it could be the seal on the tank side leaking on the pump.

Posted on Jan 19, 2019

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SOURCE: power steering fluid leak

check the lines to the rack and pinion,,,,cpild have a ruptured line

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SOURCE: 2005 Chevy trailblazer is leaking power steering fluid

What the seal leaks do is soften the rubber, not the best long term solution. Try taking a wrench, the correct size, and snug down all the fittings, not to tight. If it is coming from, as you described, down through the boot it could be a seal. Wipe down the unit well and watch as you have someone tune the wheel back and forth. The engine should be running to build up pressure, so be very careful not to get run over. Apply the emergency brake well and chock the tires.

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SOURCE: 2001 jetta Power steering fluid leak

A power steering system has a rack,fluid tank with hose to pump,pump,high pressure in hose and a low pressure return hose to tank. I f you say theres no leak at the rack that only leaves those other conponents. I would check the pump its self and the high pressure hose where it leaves the pump. It may also be leaking at the tank, where the hose leaves to the pump because it is only fastend down with clips and they can come loose or the hose can split. hope this helps

Posted on Jun 03, 2009

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SOURCE: power steering leak on passengers side of 1999 mercury sable.

If it "RED" in color, like p/s fluid, and coming from the BOOT, then its your p/s rack assembly.The unit has to be replaced and alignment reset. ..also check the HOSES they are prone to leak also...hope this helped..GL

Posted on Jul 06, 2009

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There is an opening on the top of your timing cover sealed off with a rubber plug. Remove the plug to gain sightful access to inside your timing. But first I suggest you clean your engine first ot all grease and build up caused by your leak. In diong so, you will have a clearer idea of where the leak is actually coming from. I just rebuilt a 2000 neon, so if you need some info on anything , I have your info.

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