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Flush the power steering?

I have a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am with 93K. When I take it in for an oil change (not to the dealer), they tell me the power steering should have been flushed at 60K. I checked my owner's manual and I see nothing about flushing the unit, just adding fluid. Does it need to be flushed?

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Hi never heard of flushing a power steering rack before unless you have a problem leave it alone if it puts your mind at rest or have a problem with it it wouldn,t do any harm if the fluid looks the right colour and no signs of metal filings i would leave it if you want to spend your money on oil changes there are more important ones that get overlooked that should be changed [brake fluid, gearbox oil,] yates210456

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