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Power Steering Hose Replacement

Hi all,

just had my 04 cooper in for a service at 67k. On the vehicle check report it was noted that a power steering pipe was leaking, and an estimate was attached totalling £298.88! The hose assembly comes in at around £150, and as far as I'm aware there is only an intake hose and a return hose on the steering pump reservoir. Can this really be £150 worth of hoses - anything special about them as they run close to exhaust manifold or is this just the usual BMW price for parts?

Any advice appreciated,

Gray
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