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Old 12-30-2018, 12:12 PM   #1
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Replacing power steering hoses for an ECHO

I realize this is in for a Yaris but if you know the answer to this question please help!

My 2002 echo with 83,000 miles has corroded power steering hoses. There a middle sections and there are rubber sections. The metal ones are pretty corroded. I painted them with Rust converter and for now all is well.

Should the power steering Hoses fail, What is involved in replacing them? The hoses themselves are like $200, and they look pretty buried in the front end. What has to be removed to get at them to change them?

I have Parkinsonís in years past I would do this work myself. But that is beyond me now. Possibly I could just drain the of fluid out of the power steering, and drive manually but with Parkinsonís I donít know if Iím capable of that.

Thanks!
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