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Old 05 Apr 2006, 09:07 pm
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Last oil change my mechanic said both my hoses were slightly leaking and needed to be replaced soon! I have searched in here and on google and have NOT found any TSB's or callbacks. I did find one post on the weak clamps on some 2003 turbos. Is there an upgrade for my two PS hoses so I will get more than 50,000 miles on the next set?? [8)]
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Hopefully someone will come up with your TSB, but the only thing I've heard about power steering hoses is the re-call for the techs to check to see if they are rubbing on the bottom of the transaxle. Appearently, some of the hoses have rubbed enough to cause them to leak and then start a fire.
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is your 03 still covered ??
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No the 7/70 does not cover PS hoses according to my Dealer. But I still want to make the best possible repair. Has anyone heard about the clamps making the hoses leak or if the turbos hoses need to be rerouted or shielded like the normally aspirtated engines needed!

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is your 03 still covered ??
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I decided since the leak was so small to let it go and see what happens. Cleaned off the hoses and clamps and filled the PS fluid to where it should be. It was down maybe 1/4 of a pint in three years. The hoses were covered with a thin film of something! No other signs of trouble!
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Last oil change my mechanic said both my hoses were slightly leaking and needed to be replaced soon! I have searched in here and on google and have NOT found any TSB's or callbacks. I did find one post on the weak clamps on some 2003 turbos. Is there an upgrade for my two PS hoses so I will get more than 50,000 miles on the next set?? [8)]
Last Fall I had a PS hose come loose, causing a sudden loss of power steering. (OK, I was making a sharp turn at high revs, why do you ask?) After getting to the nearest garage using Armstrong steering, the mechanic who looked at it said the hose fitting had just unscrewed, and he had never seen such a thing before. He tightened it up, refilled the fluid, and no troubles since.

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I know this post has been dormant for a while, but I have now experienced a problem with my power steering hose assembly. Just like SteelBlueGT, my hoses started seeping at the pressed fittings. At first I thought it was an oil leak, but not so. One hose was completely soaked on the outside and the rubber has started to deteriorate. I have an extended warranty, so I only had to pay the $100 deductible. The part alone was over $83. Chrysler allowed 1.2 hours, but my tech needed more time. On my 03 Turbo, he had to remove the front grill and raise the fan assembly to access the power steering pump. Everything is now good! :-) My "baby" is an early 03 model built in October 2002 with 24K. I would suspect that this failure is both a time and miles event. Have any of you experienced similar problems? Just curious?
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I know this post has been dormant for a while, but I have now experienced a problem with my power steering hose assembly. Just like SteelBlueGT, my hoses started seeping at the pressed fittings. At first I thought it was an oil leak, but not so. One hose was completely soaked on the outside and the rubber has started to deteriorate. I have an extended warranty, so I only had to pay the $100 deductible. The part alone was over $83. Chrysler allowed 1.2 hours, but my tech needed more time. On my 03 Turbo, he had to remove the front grill and raise the fan assembly to access the power steering pump. Everything is now good! :-) My "baby" is an early 03 model built in October 2002 with 24K. I would suspect that this failure is both a time and miles event. Have any of you experienced similar problems? Just curious?
Had the power steering hoses replaced on my wife's na '04 at an independent shop for $100. Dealer wanted $200.
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I know this post has been dormant for a while, but I have now experienced a problem with my power steering hose assembly. Just like SteelBlueGT, my hoses started seeping at the pressed fittings. At first I thought it was an oil leak, but not so. One hose was completely soaked on the outside and the rubber has started to deteriorate. I have an extended warranty, so I only had to pay the $100 deductible. The part alone was over $83. Chrysler allowed 1.2 hours, but my tech needed more time. On my 03 Turbo, he had to remove the front grill and raise the fan assembly to access the power steering pump. Everything is now good! :-) My "baby" is an early 03 model built in October 2002 with 24K. I would suspect that this failure is both a time and miles event. Have any of you experienced similar problems? Just curious?
i paid just over a 100.00 for both the pressure and return lines. your dealer is a real schister.
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Heres a diy on how to change power steering hose,,ive done this many times on different autos and it works perfectly..

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