i have a 2001 dakota slt,that is leaking fluid baaaad especially when its not running...put on a new pump same results....could it be the power steering pressure switch?

Kirk Hammett

Asked by Aug 17, 2014 at 07:25 AM about the 2000 Dodge Dakota

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

put on a new pump...still leaks i took off the power steering pressure switch,cleaned it with break cleaner...still leaks ......HEEELP IM PUTTING MORE POWER STEERING FLUID IN IT,THAN I AM GAS

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It's hard to tell but how is the steering rack?

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BTW Great looking dog.


Where is the fluid coming from? The hoses, shaft seal, lid of res, ect. Got to locate exactly where it's coming from. A small inspection mirror would probably help to find this.

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Kirk Hammett

ty boho......not sure where its comming from but i did take it to autoz 6 months ago when the service engine soon lite came on and had them hook the box to it and it flashed a power steering pressure switch code.......


Is that a replacemet type part?

Kirk Hammett

fixed it:) :) it was the o ring on the hard line that goes to the pump...ty guyz im sure ill be back in the future...hope not :)

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Glad you got it fixed.

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