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I've replaced my steering rack and i'm still losing power…

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I've replaced my steering...

I've replaced my steering rack and i'm still losing power steering fluid.

Mechanic's Assistant: When was the fluid last checked? Have you heard any whining noises while turning the wheel?

I've heard the whining which is why i took it in and the mechanic told me to replace the steering rack because it was leaking. I don't get to whining because i'm always checking the fluid level. Can't seem to find where it's leaking from.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Subaru?

2011 impreza wrx

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Impreza WRX yourself? What have you tried so far?

No. i use a mechanic

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Subaru
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Subaru Mechanic: Gary, ASE Certified Technician replied 9 months ago
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Subaru Mechanic: Gary, ASE Certified Technician replied 9 months ago

Hello there,

Have you fitted a newly reconditioned steering rack, or 2nd hand from a wrecker?

How bad is the leak?

A leak can only be from the rack, a hose fitting, a hose, or the pump.

Can you wash it down and recheck for where the leak is coming from?

Gary

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Subaru Mechanic: Gary, ASE Certified Technician replied 9 months ago

Hello again,

Do you need any further help?

I hope my advice has been of assistance to you.

Kind regards

Gary

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