Question about 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette

1 Answer

Where do i put the power steering fluid on a 1998 olds silhouette

Just need to know where to put it, couldnt see it under the hood cuz not enough room

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 3 Answers

This one is hidden fairly well. It took me a minute to find it. It is located on the passenger side of the engine fairly high up just to the left of the gray plastic cover. There may be a wiring harness covering the lid. Another way to find it is to find the washer fluid cap. Go 6 inches to the right (towards the drivers side) and 3 inches towards the back of the vehicle. Good luck.

Posted on Feb 10, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Buick Regal supercharger 1998, while driving along the steering wheel tighten hard to turn, after pouring power steer fluid under the hood, the temperature light came on,the car ran hot, no smoke.


Do you mean the engine overheat warning? The power steering problem is most likely a defective steering rack, they always act up when hot due to internal seal leakage and fluid bypassing the seal.

Jul 13, 2016 | Buick Regal Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

My steering wheel will hardly turn, what do you think the problem could be?


Hello staffordpain, without knowing what you may have already tried the first thing I would do is check the power steering fluid level. If you find that the fluid is below where it should be, be very careful NOT to overfill it. Your owner's manual will usually tell you if you need dot-3, or dot-4 power steering fluid.
Secondly, make sure that your belt is not worn out, make sure that the belt has good enough contact with the pully on the power steering pump to keep it moving, without slipping.
Thirdly, if you find your fluid is low, see if you have any leaks under your vehicle, you may also want to look under the hood. Sometimes, due to crossmembers under a vehicle the fluid may not make it to the ground.
If non of the foregoing applies, you may want to stop at an auto shop and have the power steering unit checked.
Good luck my friend!

Jan 16, 2011 | 2002 Kia Sportage

1 Answer

WHER DO YOU PUT POWER STERING FLUID ?


go to www.autozone.com and search for a power steering pump for your car. print a picture of it. open your hood and find the thing under your hood which looks just like it, unscrew the top and put your fluid in there. it is 16 years old, do not be surprised if the pump or the hoses have gone bad and the fluid does you no good

Oct 30, 2010 | 1994 Chevrolet Camaro

1 Answer

Cant get accesorie belt back tight enough


Theres usually a belt diagram sticker either under the hood or on the body under the hood.

Mar 16, 2010 | 2001 Ford Taurus

1 Answer

Where do i put the power steering fluid?


standing under the hood look to the left side of the engine behind the alternator is the power steering reservoir you might want to use a funnel.

Jan 27, 2010 | 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix

2 Answers

POWER STEERING AND HIGH FUEL CONSUMPTION


You need to check the the power steering resevior located under the hood, the fluid level may be low, and a possible leak, if low you will need to add some power steering fluid, the fuel consumption maybe in need of a tune-up oil change, spark, plugs, fuel filter, air filter.

Nov 23, 2009 | 1994 Volvo 940

1 Answer

1998 oldsmobile Silhouette hard Steering


check the power steering fluid level, looks for any cracks or leaks in the pump, check the pully and belt as well.

Jun 11, 2009 | 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette

2 Answers

What kind of transmission and power steering fluid for a 1998 nissan primera? sorry, my car wasn't on the list.


You can actually use Dexron II or III in both your power steering and your transmission on that vehicle.

May 10, 2009 | 1998 Nissan Pathfinder

1 Answer

Where is the cam position sensor located on the 3.4 ltr 98 Olds Silhouette van?


It is in the front of the top front of the block. Under the Power steering pump.

Apr 24, 2009 | 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette

Not finding what you are looking for?
1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette Logo

257 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Oldsmobile Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

61168 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6812 Answers

Are you an Oldsmobile Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...