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I'm getting a strong burn smell from under the hood of my 2001 Nissan Sentra...oil is fine, belts and hoses are fine, but I think I can smell the odor when I open the power steering resavoir. How can I change it with out it being on a lift? Thanks!

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You either have the wrong type of fluid in it or the pump is going out. to change pump take the right side\passenger side tire off and remove the plastic cover and get to work (youll need a pully puller to get the pully off the pump fyi)

Posted on Aug 25, 2008

  • Arlene DeLong Sep 27, 2013

    Thank you for your quick response and instuctions. It helps alot because the next post I did was on how to get the pump off. lol How do I know if I have the wrong fluid? How do I get the old fluid out?

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