Loss of Power Steering Fluid Due to Leaking Hoses on BMW 323i

A fluid leak may develop from one or more power steering hose. When a leak is being repaired, it is not uncommon for multiple hoses to be replaced.

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Average mileage: 94,333 (66,000–136,000)
3 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000
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both P/S hoses were replaced
2000 BMW 323i 110,000 mi,
leaking like hell. Need to take it to the dealer to fix this problem.
2000 BMW 323i 68,000 mi,
Continual slow leak in power steering hose.
Noticed oil leak on deck last year, put in ps stop leak, and 2 mths ago leak returned. Had problem diagnosed via dye in reservoir & confirmed pressure/supply hoses are leaking. Also informed possible reservoir tank leak, cause low pressure return hoses rarely need replacing!