Buick LaCrosse Problem Report

Buick LaCrosse High Pressure Power Steering Hose Can Leak Fluid

(12 reports)

The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.

i have found a leak on a line that it is running up behind the passinger side of the motor . there are 2 lines and they are wraped in a protective sheating. they appear to run to the power stearring resavor. is this what im looking at? and whats the best way to replace them ? Or are the lines going to something different. -
I have selected "me too" to 3 other common problems with the Lacrosse. I contacted buick for assistance on repairs and they said Garber Buick in Saginaw Michigan would only agree to $50 assistance on a $443 repair bill. How sad! But they had no problem taking bail out assistance from my tax paying money!!!!!!!!!!!! -
Hose fitting on the bottom of the power steering pump has a small oring,where the high pressure line connects to the pump replaced oring and has not leaked since -
Power steering "stopped." Leak from power steering hose. Difficult repair - several shops would not try to fix the problem. -
Had fluid leak took it to my mechanic said it was power steering lines then called Buick took to them and for 50 dollars replaced lines. Then just over a year later did it again but no help from Buick. Took back to my mechanic and he spliced it so far so good. Re-call not likely. no more Buick's !!! -
Dealer states needs new power steering pump & steering gear only 43,000 miles 1,600. dollars to replace not happy -
Sudden Power steering fluid leak and loss of power steering, Broken power steering hose and dealer is making repairs (expensive repairs) -
power steering hoses leaking. Haven't had it fixed yet. Repair cost quoted by Buick around $300 dollars. -
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