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To flush a power steering system, first elevate the front wheels of the vehicle and put a container beneath the power steering system to catch drained fluid, and then let the old fluid out, and refill the system. Circula... More »

Tips for troubleshooting a power steering system include adjusting tire pressures, lubricating steering gear, replacing steering linkage parts and filling power steering fluid to the proper level. The exact steps to trou... More »

To find out the cost of a power steering system repair, it is best to contact a few local mechanics for a quote based on the make and model of the vehicle. In some cases, an estimate for repairs is available online. More »

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