What can cause the power steering fluid to become low?

is a leak the only reason?

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  • don r
    Lv 7
    6 months ago
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    Leaks can be the cause. It doesn't burn or evaporate.

  • 6 months ago

    A leak is the ONLY reason, but there are many reasons for a leak, including faulty parts.

  • 6 months ago

    Not the only reason, just most likely.....

  • bo
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    its leaking that's why its low

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  • 6 months ago

    Only a leak.will make the reservoir low.

  • 6 months ago

    No.someone could come with a straw and suck some out.

    As that is highly unlikely a leak is most probable.

  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    There is only one possibility. You’ve got a leak somewhere in your power steering system. It is not unusual to have a leak in your power steering system to go unnoticed. Your power steering system operates at high pressures so a leak in your system will likely only leak while your vehicle is running and the system is pressurized. Since power steering fluid usually only leaks while your engine is running, the drips can often land on the road or be blown back under the engine of your car not leaving any puddles or spots on your driveway or in your parking spots.

  • Jay P
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    A P/S system is a closed system. It does not get used up nor does it evaporate.

    A leak is the only logical answer.

    • Jay P
      Lv 7
      6 months agoReport

      The cooling and brake fluid reservoirs have high and low level markings on them also even though they are both closed systems as well. A diligent owner or mechanic is expected to check those levels, as well as the P/S level, just to verify that the level is correct and the fluid is not disappearing

  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    I jut wanna let you know you're MINE

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    6 months ago

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    • M.
      Lv 7
      6 months agoReport

      Your answer violates the policy here.

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