Q: Q: Power steering fluid leak.

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My car is leaking power steering fluid.

Hello, a power steering leak is something that needs to be addressed sooner rather than later, so the pump doesn’t run dry and cause internal damage. The most common leak in the power steering is the power steering reservoir where it meets the pump. If this is where the leak is, the power steering reservoir and seal will have to be replaced. If you are unable to confirm a leak you may need to enlist the aid of a mechanic to lift the vehicle up to do a power steering fluid service.

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