: Help - power steering hose leaks

02-27-08, 05:19 PM
I just talked to a Cadillac dealer who said the hoses for a 2000 Escalade have been discontinued so I need to get them made. The problem I have is I don't know what the thread is on the fittiings. Can someone please help.

02-27-08, 05:52 PM
Most hose shops will have these fittings. I'd try removing the old hose, then taking it in to see if they can match it up. Also gmpartsdirect has the hoses listed.

02-27-08, 06:44 PM
Thanks for the info. I was hoping to not have to take the hoses off before I get some made (I work for a hose manufacturer so I can make them myself if I know what the fitting siozes are!)

02-28-08, 07:42 AM
Get a thread gauge from work and see what the thread is, you will just have to remove one end to check the thread size, the service manual does not tell sizes.

02-28-08, 01:21 PM
9/16 nptf would be my guess. I haven't even looked at the hoses yet though...