1994 BMW 325i Q&A
1994 BMW 325i Question: power steer fluid
The min and max level on the engine oil dipstick give you a "range" where checking the oil hot or cold wont matter (naturally the oil will be higher when the oil is hot). The power steering reservoir has a black screw off cap in the engine compartment ( I had one of these cars and can't remember where it is), and should not require frequent topping up unless there is a leak. Ask any one at a auto parts store they will come out and show you. - patrick mannion
i believe there is a leak in the power steering somewhere and can't get the car in until Monday, should I still be driving it?????
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.
My wife drove 2004 325i to store, no problem, got in to leave and no power steering. Has fluid, no leaks and the belt is on and pump spinning. What happened?
Internal light went off, TCM symbol was on entire trip (22 miles), turned L or R make noise. Mechanic said oil leaked, L and R power steering hose, rack and pion, tranmission service, alignment cos...
When drive off i notice that there is a humming sound, but as the the automatic changes to another gear it stops. Again when the car moves on a snail pace the same thing happens, and as it pickup s...