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Where is the Power steering Fluid located?

I have a 1.8t (AWD engine code) and my power steering is beginning to make some noise, I suspect it's low fluid, but i'm unsure where the reservoir is located to check the fluid levels. Does anyone know?

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THERE IS NO CAP TO FILL IT LIKE NORMAL POWER STEERING SYSTEMS. IT HAS TO BE SERVICED FROM THE INLET HOSE.

  1. Fill pump with hydraulic fluid through intake line. Turn the pulley/shaft by hand until fluid comes out of pressure port.
Look underneath the car up at the driver's side of the car above your tie rods (or look at it from above). It is mounted to your steering gear.

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