2003 Honda Accord what causes foam in power steraing fluid.

1,965

Asked by Jan 03, 2013 at 08:25 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Fluid was not run low no leaks .When it was started the fluid was foaming and overflowing the reservoir.It has been squeaking and whining when running.

5 Answers

107,835

Sounds like you have air entering the system. Check the return line for cracks or a loose fitting.

1,965

With the pump making noise could it be sucking air in at the shaft seal and not leaking fluid ?

1 people found this helpful.
1,965

Tenspeed for it to be foaming the fluid it would be sucking air in on the suction side of the pump. Would you agree to this statement? As far as I can tell its not leaking fluid from anywhere. The shaft seal could be he cause. What do you think?

270

Replace the pump .

1,965

That is what I thought GT just looking for second opinion.

Your Answer:

Shortcuts

Maintenance & Repair Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    204,910
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    102,710
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    90,980
View All

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.