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Hello. I have a 2003 cadillac cts and it has a hard steering problem while driving almost like the old cars that had no powersteering. I have also seen what appears to be red fluid on the ground and it smells like it is burning oil on the exhaust. If there is anyone that could point me in the right direction with diagnosing this problem is would be greatly appreciated. Thank you

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If you don't change your power steering fluid every
30,000 miles, the steering racks usually fail & cause
the steering to be stiff

You know you have a leak & I would hope you checked
the fluid level,as that obviously would be a problem

You have to see where the leak is coming from

If it is from the rack boots, then the rack has to
be replaced or if not then take care of the leak

Either way stop using it

Posted on May 25, 2011

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CHECK POWER STEERING HIGH PRESSURE HOSE.SOUND LIKE ITS LEAKING POWER STEERING FLUID.

Posted on May 25, 2011

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