Does your Lexus steering feel stiff, hard to turn, and noisy when turning the steering wheel? Maybe your vehicle is low on power steering fluid. Learn how to fix the problem by adding power steering fluid to your Lexus.
Typical symptoms that indicate the power steering fluid on a Lexus is low include:
- Noise when turning the steering wheel
- The steering wheel is hard to turn.
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- Power Steering Fluid
- Park the Lexus, turn off the ignition and set the parking brakes.
- Open the car’s hood by pulling the release lever under the left side of the driver’s dashboard.
- Depress the safety lever under the hood and open the hood.
- Locate the power steering fluid reservoir in the engine bay.
- Remove the cap by turning it counterclockwise.
- Notice the level marks on the exterior of the container or on the dipstick that is part of the cap.
- Add power steering fluid to the power steering container if the fluid level is between the MAX and MIN mark.
- Reinstall the cap and observe within a few days to ensure no leaks.
If the vehicle requires power steering fluid regularly, there may be a power steering leak. Have the vehicle diagnosed by a mechanic if necessary.
We hope you find the Lexus Check & Add Power Steering Fluid guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Lexus.