Power Steering Fluid
Power steering fluid, also known as hydraulic fluid, plays an integral part in your vehicle’s power steering system. It is released by the power steering pump where it travels to the steering gear. The fluid is stored in a special reservoir towards the front of your vehicle. Like most other vehicle fluids, power steering fluid should be flushed from time to time to remove any dirt or grime it picks up.
Signs of bad power steering fluid
- Power steering fluid leak
- Difficulty steering
- Loud noises coming from power steering system
Power steering fluid maintenance
If you notice any of the above issues stemming from bad power steering fluid, you should get your vehicle checked out by a mechanic right away. Poor power steering fluid will make steering require much more effort and lower the effectiveness of your power steering system.
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