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I was trying to check the power steering fluid level in my 2005 chevy equinox but do not see where to check it, can you help me?

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Your Equinox has Electric Power Steering or EPS for short and doesn't have a pump or fluid so that's why you're having trouble locating it. It uses electrical power, motors, and sensors to supply power assist when you are steering. Haven't seen any problems with them yet and they seem to work pretty well. One less thing to check under the hood which isn't all bad!

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It has electric power steering no hydraulic reservoir on this vehicle.

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Yes i can, open your hood and try to find the bottle labled power steering fluid. It usually has a black cap on it. If your standing infront of your vehicle, it should be at the top left corner. Hope this helps u:)

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