Power Steering hose question - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-20-2008, 09:20 PM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 

Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Power Steering hose question

I have a 1997 f350 7.3L PSD. The power steering is leaking fluid. While my son turned the wheel I saw fluid coming out of a hose connection. The hose comes straight out of the right side of the reservior. I tried tightening it but it still leaked. Which hose is this, high pressure, or return?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 05-20-2008, 09:26 PM
duct tape & zip ties

 

Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Willis, MI
Posts: 10,759
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via Yahoo to bigcountrysg
I believe that is the return. It is the one with a hose clamp on it if I remember correctly. If so then it is the return line.

If it does not have the hose clamp but a fitting on it. Then remove it and put some teflon tape on it and put it back on.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 05-21-2008, 04:27 PM
Nuckin' Futz


 

Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 700
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
you need to buy a new line. Mine did that too and it was done. Ford puts a plastic thingy inside that fitting that when it breaks the fitting blows. They are cheap like 50 bucks from ford so you can get it cheaper through napa or some place like that. They are easy to change too...you can go right in through the fender well.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 04:26 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors