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Date: Mon, 31 Dec 2001 14:45:51 +0000
From: danny <dannynopsamia-esprezzo.com>
Subject: Re: Hydraulic Fluid Puddle, Steering Noise and Vibration


JMEL5 wrote: > Well, first off, make sure that your father-in-law isn't armed! Just kidding. > > It sounds like there is a leak somewhere in the power steering lines, though > you probably already figured that part out for yourself. I suspect that the > noise that he is hearing is the power steering pump running low on fluid and > burning out, if it already hasn't done so. I would check all of the hydraulic > lines to and from the pump and see if you can find the leak. > And if there is a leaking hose, there are (at least in the UK) plenty of places that can remake hydraulic hoses far cheaper than a Saab dealer is likely to charge for a new hose. I've had both aircon and power steering hoses remade by a local company for Saab and Jaguar, much cheaper than main agent prices. -- Regards, Danny http://www.gaggia-espresso.com (a purely hobby site) http://www.dannyscoffee.com (UK advert for my mobile espresso service) swap Z for above characters in email address to reply

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