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BMW M5 Multiple Power Steering Hoses May Simultaneously Fail

 
BMW M5 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1993, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003

Average Mileage: 102,833 mi (75,000 mi - 150,000 mi)

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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.

  • , , 75,000 mi
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    It's life with any car -- rubber parts eventually crack, tear and leak. Belts, hoses -- it happens with any car. Placement of hoses relative to engine effect lifespan -- do they run aside hot metal or further out in engine bay?

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  • , , 150,000 mi

    Power steering shuddering. Developed leak in the hoses. Had them replaced.

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  • , , 83,500 mi

    power steering hose leak identified when vehicle was in for other service; fixed @ dealer

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