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I have a 1997 Mercedes e420 with a ruptured power steering

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I have a 1997 Mercedes e420 with a ruptured power steering pressure hose. I am unable to access and remove the bolt on the banjo connection end of the line. Working on this in my driveway. Help.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Matt replied 4 months ago.


what will help is a ratcheting ring spanner to get onto the bolt head

this how to may also help

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
My issue is getting TO the bolt that goes through the banjo end of the line. I can't even get my fingers around it.
Expert:  Matt replied 4 months ago.


in that case have you tried using a long 3/8" drive socket with a 'wobble' drive on the end of the drive extension

the wobble driver type extensions look like the image

you can string a few together to provide articulation around parts and provide drive to the socket

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