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Old 09-21-2014, 03:03 PM
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Default Power steering leaks...

Hey, yesterday on a trip with my Bird, the power steering started to leak pretty badly. Did not check exactly from where so far, but the pump and reservoir seem to need be taken out and examined. Any tips what to watch out for in this process and the most probable leak spots in the system?
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Old 09-21-2014, 03:12 PM
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If it's the pump the front shaft seal is the likely culprit. Rebuild kits are readily available. Just read the instructions and follow them so you don't ruin the new seal when you put it back together.

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Thank you John. Fortunately, the PS sealing kit was among the very first parts I bought with the Bird . We'll see...
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