Q: Q: Power steering return hose leaks.

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The power steering return hose on my car leaks.

Check the clamps and make sure they are tight. If not, the line may have to be replaced. A Fluid leak like this can come from several different places. The hose can experience high pressure, especially where they meet with metal fittings which can cause a leak. Your best bet it to have a qualified technician diagnose the source and fix the leak.

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