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2004 dodge viper

Discussion in 'General Viper Discussion' started by Neal margolies, Jun 2, 2020.


  1. I have a leak @ the powersteering line at pump . I keep on hearing quick disconnect fitting . Is it just a 13/16 an fitting that I can take off with crows foot or is there a special tool


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  2. Twinturbosd

    Twinturbosd Enthusiast

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    I haven’t figured out the right answer either but I am having same issue, I believe the bottom of the reservoir is cracked due to heat and age....

    keep me posted please....
     
  3. BYAIC

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    My ‘04 had that same hose issue, I think all quick disconnect lines eventually have issues. Search the threads here for the vendor that builds the none OEM replacement set that does not have the quick disconnect. As far as installing it, several people offered me assistance on this forum, basically saying how easy it was but I just couldn’t wrap my head around it and ended up having my Viper tech install the two PS lines. You may have much greater skills than I do, they really did say that it was super easy and didn’t require any special tools.

    Be prepared for the oil lines to leak next. My guys fabbed a set of stainless steel lines to replace the OEM, that is the way to go in my experience.
     
  4. MoparMap

    MoparMap VCA National President Venom Member

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    Yeah, it's just a regular nut to take off the factory fitting and a crow's foot should do the job I think. The original setup is more of a "quick connect" than a quick disconnect. It's just a tube with a clip that sits in a groove that gets pushed into the fitting, but there's really no way to get it back out easily. Theoretically with a thin enough piece of metal you might be able to get between the tube and the fitting to remove it, but it's really not built that way if you take it apart and look at it. The clip they use is square shaped instead of round, so hard to force a tool over it.
     

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