Q: Where is the power steering pressure switch located on a 2003 Nissan sentra 1.8l?

asked by on March 04, 2017

The power steering grabs and squeeks at low speeds

My car has 129000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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The power steering pump pressure switch is located on the pressure hose just before the connections to the rack and pinion steering system. If you need further assistance with your power steering system, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.

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