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Are there any puddles under your car after you park it ? if yes then you do have a leak , most of the time it a presure line at the steering gearbox

Check again carefully...Ask someone to turn the wheel to full lock on one side whilst you look under the bonnet (hood?) to see if there is any fluid squirting out from a pressure hose. oes the vehicle have a steering rack? If so, the seals could be leaking into the rubber boots (gaiters?) and filling them up but not leaking out onto the ground just yet.

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