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Screeching steering on Chevy Venture 2000

Out of nowhere, loud screeching sounds when turning the wheel, first only in reverse, now (next day) always.  It looks as though the power steering fluid is low or out, although no warning lights came on.  Can it be just a lack of fluid?  If so, why suddenly, and what else could we suspect may be behind it?  All fluids were checked a couple months ago, when a belt and tensioner were replaced.

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Sounds like it is out of fluid if you fill the fluid then turn the wheel to one side and hold it you will build up pressure and see where it leaking from.

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