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Old 07-05-2014, 01:45 PM   #1
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Power steering question?

I think I might need power steering fluid...can someone tell me how to get the top off? If that's what it even is?
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Old 07-05-2014, 01:46 PM   #2
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I thought it just twists off but it's not...?
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Old 07-05-2014, 01:54 PM   #3
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It should just twist off counter clockwise and lift off.
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Old 07-05-2014, 04:02 PM   #4
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It should just twist off counter clockwise and lift off.
I tried. Not hard because I was worried about breaking something...I'll try harder now that I know it's suppose to twist. Btw, do you know a good fluid for our cars!
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Old 07-05-2014, 04:06 PM   #5
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It should just twist off. Make sure you clean up around the cap before you take it off so no dirt gets in. Below is a good synthetic power steering fluid.

http://www.amsoil.com/shop/by-produc...uid/?zo=521390

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Old 07-05-2014, 04:15 PM   #6
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It should just twist off. Make sure you clean up around the cap before you take it off so no dirt gets in.

Here is some good synthetic power steering fluid.
Will do, when I click on the link, it says page not found.
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Old 07-05-2014, 04:25 PM   #7
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Will do, when I click on the link, it says page not found.

Not sure why it didn't work the way I posted it so I just posted the link directly.
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Old 07-05-2014, 10:25 PM   #8
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Not sure why it didn't work the way I posted it so I just posted the link directly.
Yeah I need to find one. I didn't like that noise!
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Just turn the cap counter clockwise and it will come off.
Just curious.....why do you think you need power steering fluid?
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Old 07-06-2014, 04:18 AM   #10
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Just turn the cap counter clockwise and it will come off.
Just curious.....why do you think you need power steering fluid?
Was turning the wheel when backing into my garage when it made a grinding/scretching like sound. It happens when I turn the wheel at slow speeds. Hope it's not something else!
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Old 07-07-2014, 09:35 AM   #11
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Was turning the wheel when backing into my garage when it made a grinding/scretching like sound. It happens when I turn the wheel at slow speeds. Hope it's not something else!

Does it only happen in your garage? Could be your tires squeaking on the floor?
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Old 07-07-2014, 07:34 PM   #12
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Does it only happen in your garage? Could be your tires squeaking on the floor?
No outside. It happens when the wheel is turned and the car moves. Soon as I hit the brakes, the noise stops
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Does it make the noise when you just turn the wheel without the car moving? If not, I don't think the noise is from the power steering.
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Old 07-07-2014, 11:55 PM   #14
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I was thinking possibly a wheel bearing but don't have enough info to feel confident on that as your culprit. How many miles on this Camaro? Any front end mishaps like hitting curbs and such? How much pad wear on brakes? Wheel well liners all good with no rubs at full turn?
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