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Power Steering Hose

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by jburd, Jan 27, 2003.

  1. jburd

    jburd Registered Member

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    One of my power steering hoses has sprung a leak. The problem is I can't get it off to save my life ! There isn't any room to get a wrench in there and the nut won't loosen. Any suggestions ?
     
  2. TX Mudder

    TX Mudder 1/2 ton status

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    I have a set of flare wrenches (is that what you call them?)
    They look like a cross between an open wrench and a box end wrench, with just enough of the box open to fit past the tube and hook onto the nut. They work great and are shorter than my regular Craftsman wrenches.
    HTH
    -- Mike
     
  3. TorkDSR

    TorkDSR 1/2 ton status

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    take the pump off. then use a flare nut wrench on the fittings, that way you dont round them off, iff the line is trash its trash. a new hi pressure line is like $45 and the return hose is cheap
    Ryan
     
  4. jburd

    jburd Registered Member

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    Thanks for the help, guys.
     
  5. Sandman

    Sandman 3/4 ton status Author

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    I have to pull my pump loose to get to my lines. /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
     

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