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Mercedes-Benz ML55 AMG Power Steering Return Hose May Leak at Radiator Cooler Fitting

Mercedes-Benz ML55 AMG Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003

Average Mileage: 128,000 mi (98,000 mi - 158,000 mi)


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.

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    Power steering return hose leaking at heat ex-changer in radiator, cut off end of existing hose, used short piece of 5/16 steel tubing, 5/16 fuel line hose, and 3 new hose clamps to repair.

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