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Old 9th October 2017, 08:53   #1
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Lowered my saxo, read about the power steering pipe, did nothing about it, and now I'm leaking power steering fluid haha

Is it the high pressure pipe I need or the return pipe?



Found these two but not sure which one I needed (linked below). I also read that others suggest a mk1 pipe because they're flexi? Anyone know of anyone still selling these?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Power-Stee...QAAOSwvjdZO9WU

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Citroen-Sa...53.m1438.l2649

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Old 10th October 2017, 15:08   #2
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Being that the fluid is only dripping out when I lock the wheel either way, not squirting out with pressure, I'm going to assume it's the return pipe.

I've ordered that, will update this thread when I find out whether I've ordered the right one or not (I've lost my Haynes manual)
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Old 11th October 2017, 21:10   #3
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Okay, pipe arrived today, it wasn't the pipe. Steering rack boot gaiter's gone.

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Old 11th October 2017, 22:29   #4
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Raise your suspension or modify the rod ends.
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Steering rack gaiter can't leak though? You mean the seal inside on which the "shaft" runs?
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Old 12th October 2017, 13:13   #6
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that looks more like power steering fluid to me, the steering rack wouldnt leak allover everything cos its just grease its not a runny liquid.
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Old 12th October 2017, 18:28   #7
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Degrease the whole lot,then you'll have a better idea of where the fluid is coming from.
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Old 13th October 2017, 22:30   #8
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I shouldn't have updated the thread really until I'd looked more haha.

So, got a new boot as it needed it anyway, but yeah, the high pressure pipe was at fault - ordered a new one as I'd ordered the low pressure one before. (pics to follow)

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