Acceptable loss rate for PS fluid?

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Originally Posted By: A_Harman
I was living with a chronic loss of power steering fluid on my Camaro up until last winter. Unfortunately, the fluid from the PS pump was dripping right into the alternator and shorted it out. Since this is a world ruled by Murphy's Law, this could only happen during my killer 120-mile commute after dark on one of the coldest days of the year. So not only did I have to replace the PS pump, I had to replace the alternator, too. Yes, you should be worried about a leak.
I finally have to replace the rack on mine (after 175K miles). I just wish that someone made a higher/tighter ratio direct replacement rack for our rides. frown
 
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