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NEW! Technical Info: 4th Generation: NON DRIVETRAIN Technical discussion of fourth generation (2007.5 and up) 6.7L equipped trucks. Post your non drivetrain questions, solutions and upgrades here. DO NOT post drivetrain discussions in this section! For trucks with the 5.9L engine use the appropriate 3rd gen forums.
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Default Power steering leak

Got a slow leak somewhere around the power steering pump it would seem. Stays all oily but can't actually see a drip or anything. Relatively clean around the pump shaft.

I know the hydroboost was leaking. It left a puddle everywhere I parked and drained the reservoir in a day, but I had a small leak before that.

Wondering if there's a seal between the reservoir and the pump. Good possibility it could be there just from studying it.
Was gonna pull the reservoir off with the pump on the truck when I changed the hydro boost but its held on with Phillips head screws and they refused to yield to 2 hands on a good screwdriver. Not in the most handy place to access either.

Wondering if anybody else had a similar experience and what you found?
I know some replacement pumps come without a reservoir..
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its been my experience that a fluid leak attracts dust/dirt......if the shaft seal i
area is clean I might look there first as the leak is washing the dirt away. jmo
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