High Pressure Power Steering Hose Can Leak Fluid on Chevrolet Uplander

The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid and should be replaced if this is the case.

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Average mileage: 102,887 (32,000–199,000)
4 model years affected: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
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2007 Chevrolet Uplander 115,648 mi,
Power steering hose leaking fluid. Looks like it has been doing it for some time.
2005 Chevrolet Uplander 80,000 mi,
Hose is slinging fluid all over the compartment. I don't know how to replace. Now, it won't start. The inability to start must be connected, somehow.
2005 Chevrolet Uplander 107,000 mi,
Power steering fluid is leaking and covering most of left side of engine compartment due to slinging from the drive belt.
2005 Chevrolet Uplander 199,000 mi,
Same here, leaking...gotta get it fix but the rest looks great!
2007 Chevrolet Uplander 73,000 mi,
Rack and pinion steering and power steering pump with lines all going out at only 70000 miles
it's not fixed yet but I've had my value changed and I'm on my second set of hoses
2005 Chevrolet Uplander 32,000 mi,
white smoke emitting from hood. had to get towed. not fun.
I ended up replacing the whole steering unit because of the leak.
2005 Chevrolet Uplander 79,000 mi,
Massive leak creating a mess. Bought parts but not yet fixed ... looks like very labor intensive.
massive leak from power steering hose