Loss of power steering fluid from steering rack failure on Buick LeSabre

The steering rack may fail causing a loss of power steering fluid as a result the steering may become hard to turn.

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Average mileage: 103,895 (36,000–143,000)
11 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2004
20 people reported this problem
4 people shared problem details
1994 Buick LeSabre130,000
I too have a 'pop' 'thump' sound as I turn my wheel as well as a nasty power steering fluid leak.
2004 Buick LeSabre73,000
Leaking automatic steering fluid lines causing failure of NYS inspection due to safety issue...expensive 290+ tax repair estimate from dealer. 7/30/2014
1997 Buick LeSabre100,039
At low speed (attempting to park) it's as if there is no power steering at all - especially when a left turn is made
2004 Buick LeSabre116,200
steering rack has developed a slow leak and needs to be replaced
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