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Old 01-19-2010, 08:42 PM
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has anyone had a power steering leak or maybe its transmission fluid. I notice in cold weather that my 2002 1500 begins to leak around the small hoses that run to the radiator. Any fix's on this?
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Sounds like a trans cooler line leaking. Not unusual for a truck with some miles on it.
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Replace the hoses . Don't use regular hose . I would recommend replacing the hose with power steering return hose . It's oil resistant and won't break down like regular hose would .
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Sounds like a trans cooler line leaking. Not unusual for a truck with some miles on it.
but it only leaks during cold climate...did the same thing last winter
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Cold makes things shrink(just look down!). The cold is probably shrinking it just enough to start it leaking. Means they are probably due to be replaced. Tom is right, use a good hose for hydraulics.
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Cold makes things shrink(just look down!).
that was tooo funny....
But seriously does anybody have the part # for 1995 w/5.2L? slight leak and might as well replace while already under hood.
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i also noticed there were no clamps on this hose..is that common?
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My 01 has fittings that connect. Not sure about the 02. Might have to order one.
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