Was finishing install on my new aluminum tie rod today, and re-installing my steering stabilizer clamp. I had a buddy cycle the wheel from left to right (full lock) multiple times. Well, on the 4th or 5th cycle BOOM, steam, I'm covered in boiling hot fluid (which in the heat of the moment I assumed was coolant, and that my radiator blew). Long story short, had to call an ambulance, suffered 2nd degree burns to my chin/lip area and neck, 1st degree burns to my chest, upper arms, and forearms.
Just got home from the hospital a few hours ago and took another peek to see what the hell happened. Looks like the line from the pump blew, and I have no idea why. Can anyone confirm this? My JK is a 2015 with 36k miles on it, is this covered under warranty? Has anyone else experienced this? I was planning on going hydro assist later this summer, but am not ready to drop all that coin now. No clue why my power steering line (maybe pump too) would spontaneously blow now?
2015 JK- trussed and locked 44's, 37's, beadlocks, Synergy/Metalcloak control arms, Genright, Warn, Crawler Conceptz, Poison Spyder...blah blah blah