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Liquid power steering is always low ad the wheel makes noise i was told in spanish it was the racanpino. volvo s80 2000

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  • Richard Scordino Mar 25, 2011

    Sounds like you need a new steering rack and pinion assembly (one large component) Most times they leak from the ends that are covered by rubber boots but can also leak anywhere there is a seal or fitting.

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Racanpino, doesn't translate using the Google translate tool, but it does sound like Rack and Pinion. a steering system. Not sure if your car has it.

But if the fluid is always low, you're loosing it somewhere, check see if there are any puddles under the car or very oily patches in/under the engine. There's a leak somewhere, pipe, seal, gasket or reservoir.

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