Hydroboost system diagram

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2012 RAM 2500, 4x4, 408 CTD, HydroBoost steering/braking system...

My power steering pump is starting to squeal and I have a high pressure hose that is oozing fluid...

Chiltons shop manuals are annoyingly totally useless, they don't even show the location of the PS pump for filling... My Google-Fu has failed me, does anyone have a system diagram showing how the HydroBoost is installed and plumbed? Extra points if you have a diagram with current part numbers... Rock Auto has a new AAE OEM pump but all kinds of hoses listed. Not knowing what hose goes where, I don't know which ones to order.

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2012 RAM 2500, 4x4, 408 CTD, HydroBoost steering/braking system...

My power steering pump is starting to squeal and I have a high pressure hose that is oozing fluid...

Chiltons shop manuals are annoyingly totally useless, they don't even show the location of the PS pump for filling... My Google-Fu has failed me, does anyone have a system diagram showing how the HydroBoost is installed and plumbed? Extra points if you have a diagram with current part numbers... Rock Auto has a new AAE OEM pump but all kinds of hoses listed. Not knowing what hose goes where, I don't know which ones to order.

Thanks!
Try this URL its not the best illustration but will give you the idea, fyi power steering hose are on back order: https://www.mymoparparts.com/oem-pa...wMCZ5PTIwMTImdD1zbHQmZT02LTdsLWw2LWRpZXNlbA==
 
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Try this URL its not the best illustration but will give you the idea, fyi power steering hose are on back order:

Yeah, I found out from all of the local RAM parts places that getting the pump is easy and not really all that expensive. Getting the hoses... Welllll.... I am thinking of going with OleJoe's suggestion and just taking the bad hoses to a hydraulic shop and having them custom made... May be a little more expensive but I can at least get them in a timely manner. Not liking putting a quarter bottle of ATF in my pump every morning... Or the oil stains forming in my driveway!
 
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I can almost guarantee you that it won’t be more expensive. I pinched a ps hose on my JD tractor and got one made for half the price of the OEM one that they would have had to order and wait for. Hydraulic shop made it for me in about 20 minutes.
 
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OK, waking up my own sleepy thread to finish the story...

My PS pump started doing more than just a little squealing and the oozing hose turned into a full-blown leak. Totally slimed the engine compartment. I got an aftermarket PS pump (NEW, not a reman) for cheaper than Mopar wanted. Installed that and a larger PS cooler. Mopar has discontinued the hoses (@$#% you, Mopar!) and they were not available anywhere I could find. Anywhere in the US! So I took all the hoses out, took them to a hydraulic hose company that does power steering for big yachts (easy to find here in Tampa Bay area!) and they made up a complete set of braided hoses for LESS than anything Mopar or other parts dealers were advertising. They even gave me a 5-year warranty on the hoses! So, less money, better performance, and more reliability for the win!

I did have to drop a few bucks on some Royal Purple and a pressure washer rental... That leaky hose made a MESS under my truck!
 
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