I just replaced the steering gear box on my k5 blazer and the hose attached to the box is still leaking. Did i miss putting in a o ring or what. k-5 is an 1978
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1990 Chevrolet Blazer
Question: How do i get the hose on steering gear box to stop leaking after new install?
Answer #1Spring Branch Imports (26 Answers) , Houston, TX - (713) 999-3787Spring Branch Imports February 28, 2013, 09:59Technician
the hose end has a flared fitting, the flare could be split and not sealing. Check the mating surface to make sure it is not damaged, or any debris in the way.
Answer #2pushrod February 28, 2013, 16:07Master
Can you move the line at the flare nut back and forth? If so may be cross threaded and just seems to be tight.