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    2001 STS Power Steering Leaking?

    Hi

    i see a clear oil dripping down when I Park the Car.
    If it is a Power Steering Problem What do you think it would be to replace it?
    Thank You!Pete

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    Re: 2001 STS Power Steering Leaking?

    Quote Originally Posted by PeterS View Post
    Hi

    i see a clear oil dripping down when I Park the Car.
    If it is a Power Steering Problem What do you think it would be to replace it?
    Thank You!Pete
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    you need to find out WHAT is leaking
    before you can ask HOW MUCH -

    could be pump - pressure hose - return hose - the rack itself -
    OR just a loose fitting -

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    Re: 2001 STS Power Steering Leaking?

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    As basscatt said, try to locate the exact leak point. In our cars, the most common leak point in power steering system is high pressure line, and the part cost is less than $100, and this is a fairly simple DIY project. There are a few nice write-ups too. But again, try to find what is leaking first.

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    This is all assuming that it's power steering fluid. Clear oil?

    What area is the leak in?

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    Re: 2001 STS Power Steering Leaking?

    Quote Originally Posted by MoistCabbage View Post
    This is all assuming that it's power steering fluid. Clear oil?

    What area is the leak in?
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    ya - the only other clear fluid is brake fluid -
    but if the OP sees it dripping in the ground -
    I would expect the brake warning light -
    or check brake fluid message on the DIC

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    Re: 2001 STS Power Steering Leaking?

    Hi

    Thank You All For Your Help. It is a Very Good Start. I will Have to have it Checked out.

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