Fix Power Steering Leaks: 2003 Buick Regal LS 3.8L V6

Buick Regal Model Years - 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

1. Getting Started - Prepare for the repair

2. Set Up Paper - Position paper and mark wheels

3. Assess Leak - How to see if power steering fluid is leaking

4. Open the Hood - How to pop the hood and prop it open

5. Find Reservoir - Locate the power steering fluid reservoir

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6. Check Level - Determine the power steering fluid level

Car Displayed: 2004 Buick Century Custom 3.1L V6 info

7. Fix Minor Leaks - Easy way to tackle minor power steering leaks

8. Replace Cap - Secure the power steering fluid cap back in place

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9. More Info. - Additional information on minor leaks

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Video Description

This video shows you how to fix minor power steering fluid leaks in your 2003 Buick Regal. Correct power steering fluid levels help make your Regal easier to turn, especially at lower speeds. Watch our What is Leaking? video to help determine the type of fluid leaking from your Regal if you are unsure. Power steering fluid is typically clear, pink or red in color and is oily to the touch. If the steering wheel is difficult to turn or you noticed power steering fluid leaking from your Regal, watch the video above to see where the power steering fluid reservoir in your 2003 Regal is located and how to fix minor power steering fluid leaks.

A small power steering fluid leak can make your Regal hard to turn. When you check your power steering fluid level, make sure your Regal is parked on a level surface with the 3.8 liter engine turned off in order to get an accurate reading. We recommend wearing safety glasses and gloves when dealing with any engine fluids, including power steering fluid. Adding power steering leak stopper may help stop power steering pump leaks for the short term, however, for a long term solution, you will need to replace your Regal power steering pump.

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