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Open the power steering pump reservoir lid.

Check the fluid level, and condition of the fluid.

The fluid may be red, yellow, or clear depending on the kind used but in any case it should be fairly clear and clear looking.

This pump has very dirty, old red automatic transmission fluid and is also low on fluid. The steering pump groaned and was hard to turn.

This pump has fresh new clear power steering fluid and was quiet and smooth because of it.

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