no, the intermediate steering shaft is completely independent of the Power Steering fluid operation. Make sure that when you remove the shaft, you DO NOT move the steering wheel. The clockspring inside the wheel is very easily damaged.
no, I don't see why.
Gm recommended power steering fluid
Suck out the old and put in the new.
Dark fluid means it's dirty and needs replacing.
Low power steering fluid or you need a lube job.
Yes, power steering fluid is very harmful to an automatic transmission. You should not drive it until the fluid is changed.Yes, power steering fluid is very harmful to an automatic transmission. You should not drive it until the fluid is changed.
A power steering fluid leak is most often repaired by replacing the damaged seals or hoses. These trouble spots allow fluid to freely leak from the system.
Power steering box... Steering fluid level low,dirty or needs replacing... If power steering fluid is white then your box is damaged...
Typically if your power steering fluid is low your car will make noise when you turn the wheel. If this is that case, I suggest taking your vehicle to an auto shop and have them do a power steering fluid check.
Try SpeeDee oil change Jiffy lube
The squeaking of a steering column can usually be fixed by adding power steering fluid. It can also be fixed by replacing the belt in the car.
That sound may be your power steering pump low or out of fluid
dirty oil in system not drained from previous pump