Loss of Power Steering Fluid Due to Leaking Hoses on BMW 528i

Problem Description and Possible Solution

A fluid leak may develop from one or more power steering hose. When a leak is being repaired, it is not uncommon for multiple hoses to be replaced.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 188,171 (130,000–273,365)
4 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
15 people reported this problem
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Leaking power steering hoses was discovered after replacing the power steering pump. Hoses replaced and replaced reservoir a week later.
replaced rack and pinyin and two power steering hoses all parts used ATF fluid total cost was 940.00 (rack and pinyin was rebuilt not replaced new)