High Pressure Power Steering Hose Can Leak Fluid on Buick Park Avenue

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

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Average mileage: 183,000 (114,000–258,000)
14 model years affected: 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, more1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
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It was leaking and added power steering fluid....well our rack and pinion case broke in half and have to get a mechanic to fix it.
1996 Buick Park Avenue 258,000 mi,
power steering hose leaks
1999 Buick Park Avenue 177,000 mi,
Power steering fluid leaking. Mechanic checked and the PS gear was leaking at the gaskets as well as the PS hose. Had to replace both. Cost was $1100.00 parts and labor (6 hrs @ 90 per hr). Gear was 470 and hose was 70.