Loss of Power Steering Fluid Due to Leaking Hoses on BMW 740iL

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: 127,209 (59,000–200,000)
9 model years affected: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, more1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
27 people reported this problem
8 people shared problem details
1999 BMW 740iL120,000
fluid leaking fluid on hose leadeing from pump
2001 BMW 740iL114,000
After having my radiator replaced the hack that worked on my car severed the high pressure hose for the power steering. One week after the radiator my car became difficult to steer and within minutes it was nearly impossible to steer. High pressure hose replaced to the tune of $250.
1998 BMW 740iL200,000
Not fixed yet
1998 BMW 740iL157,000
Power steering leak
About every 60k both power steering hoses replaced total just over $600.
It was time to replace the Power Steering Hose and Reservoir - Great Car few problems last forever
1999 BMW 740iL98,000
Power steering fluid leaks. replaced 3 hoses and fitting $700 repair
1997 BMW 740iL143,000
Needed O2 Sensor replaced that then... Spark plug blew out of coil pack now spark plug will not go back in ??? power steering hose leak.
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