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2001 BMW 740i Question: power steering fluid leak

 

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1st bmw, Louisville, KY, June 30, 2010, 13:22
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i have a power steering fluid leak, after i refill it leaks out within 24 hrs, what should i check 1st to repair problem

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, June 30, 2010, 13:25
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    Very first thing to do is locate where the fluid is leaking out, then determine what needs to be done to fix it. If the fluid leaks out that fast there should be an obvious signs of leakage.

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    Visitor, July 13, 2010, 17:07

    It's the high pressure hose you can change it yourself make sure you buy from the dealer or you will be sorry. it;s about 320.00

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    fhill, November 01, 2010, 21:06
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    I have a 540i with similar issues; could i get the requied hose say from a reputable salvage yard off the same make model and be pretty safe.

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