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Cannot locate the power steering fluid container. It's not where the manual says it should be.

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  • silver top May 11, 2010

    hi linda ? could you please say what make/model and year of car? also where does manual say it is supposed location?

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This is where the power steering cap is on my 2000 buick Lesabre.

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Just Fallow the Belt and Look for the ONLY Component that Has A Cap on it

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