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Marty, Australia Car Mechanic
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Experience:  Bosch Certified Master Tech. Over 34 years experience.
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I have a leak in my power steeringpump, yes, ml430 2000,

Customer Question

I have a leak in my power steeringpump
JA: When was the fluid last checked? Have you heard any whining noises while turning the wheel?
Customer: yes
JA: What is the model/year of your Mercedes?
Customer: ml430 2000
JA: Are you fixing your ML430 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: yes can ifll stopleak and fluid
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  Marty replied 1 month ago.

Hi, my name is***** can I help you with in regards ***** ***** leak in your power steering pump?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I would like to know what is a temp fix so I can take it to aservice centre which is 200 kms away
from where I live
Expert:  Marty replied 1 month ago.

If the pump is leaking you could use some power steering stop leak and it might slow down the leak. I would bring a couple of containers of fluid along with me on the drive to the dealer and top up the fluid as needed along the way. Let the dealer know that you have added stop leak so they can flush the system after they repair the leak.

Let me know if you need anything else.

Marty