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2006 V70 2.5t power steering rack leaking slowly

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2006 V70 2.5t power steering rack leaking slowly

Post by Rvolvos » Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:12 pm

The power steering rack of our 2006 V70 is slowly leaking, splash guard wet. I added some UV Dye to power steering fluid and was able to find the source. Looks like it is leaking from the back of the rack where the steel lines are inserted into the rack. Gold color in the attached picture. Not the lines from and to the steering pump.
Went to the dealer and they where able to find the exploded view of a rack listing these o-rings. But the rack in the picture showed screw in type fittings and not the style I have. This was the only thing available to order.
PN 969092& 969093. Are these the right size for all racks? Would like to before pulling it apart.
Thanks!
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Re: 2006 V70 2.5t power steering rack leaking slowly

Post by cn90 » Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:01 pm

How many miles?

These leaks are slow leak. I guess you can wait a bit before replacing the pipes.


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Re: 2006 V70 2.5t power steering rack leaking slowly

Post by Rvolvos » Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:37 pm

143 k miles. It was leaking a bit but lately more.
Learned today about the oil pipe kit.
http://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/su ... 89799bc51e
And the o rings only, on the gearbox side 955978
Thanks to Fcpeuro, but they do not sell the parts.
Steering acts a bit erratic too during sharp corners. Was thinking maybe due to the leak pressure loss.


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Re: 2006 V70 2.5t power steering rack leaking slowly

Post by Rvolvos » Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:27 am

Went ahead and ordered pn 30776289.
Refer to the attached picture for compatible models.
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Re: 2006 V70 2.5t power steering rack leaking slowly

Post by oragex » Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:37 am

Is it the complete lines ? If you need some tips, this is a good DIY video




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Re: 2006 V70 2.5t power steering rack leaking slowly

Post by Rvolvos » Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:36 am

Yes complete pipe kit with all 4 O-rings.
O-rings on side (screw-in side) are not available for purchase. Will let you know after arrival of the kit.
Thanks for the link! I hope I can replace these without removing the rack.


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