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Steering issues "my 2001 yukon is not holding power steering fluid and hear immediate squeal when turn on truck"

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  • amanda84 May 11, 2010

    is it not taking fluid or is it going through and leaking out?? Is it working at all when you use it??

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Find the leak and repair it...It is a sealed system, if you are adding large amounts of power steering fluid, it is leaking out somewhere. Hoses, reservoir, steering box, power steering pump are places to check. You should only have to add minimal fluid to the system for the entire year.

The immediate squeal you hear is most probably the unit is out of fluid or has leaked onto the serpentine belt and causing it to slip.
Fix the leak and check your serpentine belt for wear.

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