Loss of Power Steering Fluid Due to Leaking Hoses on BMW X5

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: 72,800 (43,400–115,000)
9 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
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Pressurized power steering hose failure
Powers steering leak, but easy fix, cut the factory clamps under the power steering reservoir and replace with adjustable, if you take to the dealer they will replace the houses that are very expensive. It will take two hours and less than five dollars
2007 BMW X5 100,800 mi,
Hoses failed, took it to my BMW dealer and it will cost 2600.00 to replace all three hoses. Had to wait for hoses to come from Germany
2006 BMW X5 68,000 mi,
Power steering hose needed to be replaced
2003 BMW X5 85,000 mi,
Replaced power steering hoses.
2005 BMW X5 115,000 mi,
Power steering fluid leak