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How to Replace Power Steering Fluid

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Parts
  • Power Steering Fluid
Tools
  • Flashlight
  • Drain Pan
Difficulty

Moderate

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Steps

Safety Tip:
Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or closed toe shoes.

1
Open the hood and locate the vehicle's power steering reservoir.
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2
Locate and remove the power steering pump reservoir cap.
3
Locate and Remove the lower power steering pump hose.
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4
Drain the power steering fluid into an oil drain pan.
5
Re-install the lower power steering pump hose.
6
Fill the power steering fluid reservoir to the MAX indicator.
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7
Re-install the power steering fluid reservoir cap.
8
Start the engine and turn the steering wheel completely to the left and right.
9
Shut the engine off. Remove the power steering fluid reservoir cap and check power steering fluid level. Add fluid if needed.
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