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Q: Power steering fluid leak.

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My vehicle is leaking power steering fluid.

You probably have a bad power steering hose that is leaking. A technician from YourMechanic can assist you with having the power steering hose replaced. If you look under the hood have a friend turn the steering wheel while you look for the leak.

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