Power Steering Return Hose May Leak at Radiator Cooler Fitting on Mercedes-Benz ML430

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The power steering return hose may leak at the radiator cooler fitting. If the clamp is not properly tightened, the hose can blow off, causing increased steering effort and a mess under the hood.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 135,000 (130,000–140,000)
3 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001
8 people reported this problem
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Leaking power steering hose at radiator
this is a very frequent problem. More frequently in colder temperatures.
ower Steering Return Hose Leak at Radiator Cooler Fitting
power steering fluid leak from return hose connected to radiator