Power Steering Leak From Pump and/or Hose on Toyota Corolla

The power steering pump and power steering hoses tend to develop leaks and require replacement.

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Average mileage: 168,363 (82,000–316,000)
7 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1997, 1998
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1991 Toyota Corolla 215,000 mi,
Leak in the power steering pump- I have to refill my power steering fluid once a week!
1994 Toyota Corolla 82,000 mi,
Whining sound when starting car and turning wheel. Power steering fluid was empty. Getting estimates to repair it.
1991 Toyota Corolla 185,000 mi,
Hose leaked, caused pump failure made loud abnormal whiny noise.
1998 Toyota Corolla 147,000 mi,
Also had an issue with the power steering hose on my toyota. Had it replaced.
any time I take a turn too quickly or too sharp, my engine makes this awful squealing noise and it won't stop until I have completed the turn. I've had it looked at and had the hose(s) replaced. The noise went away and I thought it was fixed, but the problem (and noise) started again after about 5 months.
I had a severe leak in the power steering hose. I had to replace the fluid every 3 days. Once the hose was replaced I've had no more issues.
1994 Toyota Corolla 191,000 mi,
Power steering pressure hose leaking