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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)

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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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