Q: Power steering fluid leak

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Power steering fluid is leaking from the bottom of my car.

There are many seals and hoses that can develop leaks over time in the power steering system. I would ask for help from one of the mechanics at YourMechanic. They can come to your location and diagnose exactly what is causing your power steering fluid to leak so that repairs can be made.

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