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Oil change place put wrong power steering fluid in my car. I had to replace hydrolic pump for the power steering....two days later have same problems. do I need to replace all power steering system?

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Hi,
You need to have a pressure/flow test done on the system first, you may only have a certain area which is causing the problem. It sounds like the incorrect fluid has cause a seal to loose pressure in the steering rack.
Get it tested then you can have a better pin point on what is causing the problem.
Let me know if you need more information.
Thanks
Jason

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