i have a 2001 740IL and i noticed that my steering was making a strange
noise when i turn and when i left for work in the morning i noticed a
puddle of liquid in my drive way that was a light colord oil like
substance but was not water. then a day later i lost power to my
steering all together. could a hose from my resevoir come lose and
lost all of my fluid or did my P/S Pump fail.
The most likely reason would be a hose failure. Either because of chafing,
or as you suggest, a leaking union. Anywhere on the system
IME p/s pumps rarely give problems, as long as the fluid level is
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