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Power Steering hey ive seen that you know about power steering on a nissan 300zx well. i got one its a 1990 and everytime i turn my wheel it makes a noise and i think i have a leak comming from one of the hoses. I put that power steering fluid in and maybe about a week or so it will start making the noise again when i turn the wheel any suggestions?

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Could be a hose or the gasket on top cover or the unit it's self could have an internal leak. Clean the hoses and continually check for fluid on a daily basis. Also look for cracks and signs of soft spots on the hoses especially near the connections, this should help you narrow down where the fluid is going.

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