Welcome to the Honda Accord Forum - Honda Accord Enthusiast Forums.
If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above.
You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.
To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.
We have a 2008 Accord EX-L with the 190-hp engine. It leaks power steering fluid on a constant basis, to the point that every 2 weeks, the reservoir is at half. I took it to the dealer's service department to get it looked it and they advise that its leaking from the rack and pinion. They also advised that is would cost apprx. $1200 for fix.
Being that we have a 7mo old, we dont really have that much money laying around :-) so my question is, is this is must fix issue or will it be ok to just continue filling the reservoir every coupe weeks for a while.
This ad is not displayed to registered members. Register your free account today and become a member on Honda Accord Forum!
It's OK to keep filling the reservoir but don't let it get below the MIN mark.
I've had good luck with Lucas power steering stop leak. It completely stopped a much smaller rack leak than yours. Have been using Autozone's brand of PS fluid labeled for use in Hondas with good luck too.
'96 LX wagon F23A1 auto Caution: Improper operation can result in serious death or injury.
have same issue with my PS, i just keep on adding fresh honda PS fluid every other week. the leak is not that heavy thou. have used PS stop leak sometime back (forgot the brand name) but it didn't work at all.
Honda and the Honda marquee are registered trademarks of the American Honda Motor Company, Inc. Neither American Honda Motor Company nor its subsidiaries or affiliates shall bear any responsibility for HondaAccordforum.com content, comments, or advertising. HondaAccordforum.com is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Company in any way. American Honda Motor Company does not sponsor, support, or endorse HondaAccordforum.com in any way. Copyright/trademark/sales mark infringements are not intended or implied.