In putting my car (http://www.rhoadescamaro.com/build
) together, got to the point yesterday, where it was time to add PS fluid.
As my car was originally manual steering, I'd bought this pump:http://www.classicindustries.com/camaro/parts/a6113.html
Got the lines all cinched up and added a couple ounces of fluid, turned the wheel back and forth a bit (car in the air, not running), no apparent problem. So added about half a quart...
and it began POURING onto the garage floor!
Fortunately it was in a single stream, so was able to put the bottle right back underneath and collect a lot of it. Still a big waste and mess.
The leak wasn't coming from any of the hose fittings - it appeared to be from between the main body of the pump, and the outer shell, which seems to be how the reservoir attaches. So much for a quality remanufactured unit!
Has anyone here had any luck with an alternative source for this kind of part?