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1999 GMC Suburban 1500 Question: How to fix power steering hose

 

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bluelemon, 5.7L V8, Charlotte, NC, October 12, 2009, 18:19
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Is it possible for someone who is not a "car guy" to replace a leaky power steering hose? If so, what steps do I take to fix it? Any pitfalls to avoid?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, October 12, 2009, 20:31
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    The labor guide shows it takes about an hour to replace the hose and a little under $100 for the parts. It is important to have the right tools prior to under taking the job but it is quite simple. If you would like to do some of your own repairs, there is a company that independent auto repair shops "buy" their information from that offer a very reasonable service to do it yourselvers. You get a one year subscription to year make and model specific repair procedures, service bulletins, component locations, wiring diagrams ect.... great quality information same as the professionals have ,much better than generic workshop manuals from parts stores, much cheaper than the factory manual. http://www.alldatadiy.com/
    Autozone also have some free online repair manuals for popular cars, it took a bit of looking on there website but they were there once you registered.

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