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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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Passenger side Convertible top hydraulic cylinder leaking,

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Passenger side Convertible top hydraulic cylinder leaking
JA: How old are the hoses? And what driving conditions do you most often encounter?
Customer: Live in Los Angeles. Bought 2005 GT Convertible with 8000 original miles 3 months ago. Have 10000 miles now. Freeway driving.
JA: Are you fixing your Convertible yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes. Refilled pump reservoir. worked fine for a couple of tries. Checked. Fluid gone again. Replenished and cycled and lost fluid. Found puddle of fluid on the ground under location of hydraulic cylinder passenger side.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Nope
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  6Bucs replied 1 month ago.
Hello and thank you for your question. My name is James.
You said the car is a 2005 GT. You're referring to a mustang, correct?
Secondly, are you looking for diagnostics or how to replace the cylinder yourself?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No. 2005 PT Cruiser Convertible GT.