Loss of Power Steering Fluid Due to Leaking Hoses on BMW 528i

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: 188,171 (130,000–273,365)
4 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
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Steering got heavier and heavier. Replace hose
2000 BMW 528i 165,000 mi,
Power steering hose leaks.
2000 BMW 528i 183,545 mi,
Leaking power steering hoses was discovered after replacing the power steering pump. Hoses replaced and replaced reservoir a week later.
1998 BMW 528i 130,000 mi,
Replaced power steering hoses associated with power steering fluid reservoir
ATF Oil leak, mechanic recommended replacing rack and pinion.
replaced rack and pinyin and two power steering hoses all parts used ATF fluid total cost was 940.00 (rack and pinyin was rebuilt not replaced new)