- The power steering lines are deteriorated and leaking fluid. All lines as well as the cooler show signs of deterioration and should be replaced. The transmission lines are leaking as well and should be replaced in their entirety. All lines for the steering system were removed along with the cooler. The pump flushed, and the lines and cooler assembly replaced with new O rings. Following repairs the system was again flushed and topped off with new power steering fluid. Remove the air box and or upper and lower deflector assemblies to gain access to the transmission cooler lines. Remove all hardware and clamps necessary to remove the cooler lines from the vehicles drive line components. Remove the protector tabs from the radiator, auxiliary cooler, and transmission assembly, and clean the exterior of the connections to prevent foreign material from entering the system. Remove the lock / retainer clips and release the cooler lines from their components. Inspect the sockets and clips for damaged or leaking O rings that would prevent sealing of the replacement lines. Install the new cooler lines and fit into position engaging all retaining clips, and reinstalling the lock tabs. Reinstall the bracketry to secure the lines into their factory locations. Reinstall the air box and or deflectors, and top off the transmission to the proper level with the proper type automatic transmission fluid. Road test the vehicle to verify correct operation of the transmission and check for leaks.
- Disassemble the rear left door panel and interior components to access the exterior handle. Remove the existing handle and reshape the bent clips caused from the handle failure. Replace the handle with a new unit, and adjust all rods and linkages. Reassemble the door after lubricating the internal components and verify that the latch is properly adjusted.
Charlie N. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/22/2018