Check Power Steering Level: 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer LS 4.2L 6 Cyl.

Chevrolet Trailblazer Model Years - 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

1. Getting Started - Prepare for the repair

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

3. Find Reservoir - Locate the power steering fluid reservoir

4. Check Level - Determine the power steering fluid level

5. Checking Tips - Tips on reading the power steering fluid levels

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

7. More Info. - Additional information on power steering fluid

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Hans Angermeier is an ASE certified Maintenance and Light Repair Technician and has produced over 100,000 videos showing drivers how to fix things on their cars. He has broad expertise on basic repair procedures covering the majority of cars on the road. Over the past 10 years, Hans has been focused on building CarCareKiosk, which is visited by millions of drivers each month.

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Video Description

The video above shows you the steps needed to check the power steering fluid level in your 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer. Checking the power steering fluid level in your Trailblazer is relatively easy and should be done once a month or if you are experienced difficulty turning the wheel or steering your Trailblazer. Your Trailblazer should be parked on a level surface and your 4.2 liter engine should be cold to the touch.

If the power steering fluid level in your Trailblazer is low, fill it up to the maximum line with power steering fluid and check it again in a week to determine if you have a leak. The power steering fluid reservoir will typically have a symbol of a steering wheel on the cap. Likewise, if your Trailblazer has electric power steering, you may see a steering wheel picture with an explanation point next to it on your dashboard to indicate power steering problems.

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