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Car stering wheel is hard to turn left or right

Car steering wheel is hard to turn left or right. i have a hyundai elantra 2003 woth 82,000 miles. i would check the power stering fluid but when i take the cap off it does not have a dipstick.
The reservoir has a low and max on the ouside but all i can see on the outside of the reservoir is green. Is that the power stering fluid?
What could be my problem?

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Your power steering pump has a cap on it.you have cold mark and hot mark.when car is cold engine not running.when you remove power steering cap it should be on cold mark.if not add until you get to cold mark on cap stick..dont over fill or you blow the seal.now when engine is hot been running.turn off car check.power steering cap should read full hot.mean level is correct.when you first check power steering fluid and it was real real low.you got a leaking high pressure hose.or power steering pump seal is leaking.if all check out good.your problem could be low tire pressure.worn ball joints.and tie rod ends.rack and pinion steering gear binding.

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