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Re: power steering clamps (removal) (archive)

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Posted by Jr on April 11, 1999 at 18:13:29:

In Reply to: Re: power steering fluid: which one? posted by david t. on April 07, 1999 at 08:50:02:


: David, I just changed the clamps on my power steering hoses, and was faced with the same problem, what to use? If you have access to a "dremel" those small hand held sander/grinders units work extremely well. Use one of the cutting disc blades on it and grind on the high banded spot on the clamp being careful not to use too much force (let the tool do the work) but hold it very steady. Wear safety glasses and cover surrounding area to protect it from occasional small sparks. It takes about 2-3 seconds to cut right through the band be carefull you don't cut the hose! It is fast..Hope this helps. Jr.
: I'd like to change the clamps on my power steering hoses on my 91 525i. It appears that they are quite difficult to get to. Any advice?





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