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Alfa GT - Power Steering

My GT has developed a power steering fluid leak......
Any ideas on where to look first / common areas?
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First guess would be the PS pipes or the unions. Starting at the top follow the piping down from the reservoir checking for red fluid. It's not uncommon for the pipes to corrode where they attach to the body (see image: so follow them down to the pump. Next check for leakes from the unions, both where the pipes connect to the cooler and by the connections to the pump. Lastly, if it is the steering rack it's covered by the subframe making it difficult to access so raising the car will make this much easier, however you should be able to reach the subframe to check it for fluid. If the fluid is dripping onto the road place a large piece of cardboard down under the car which will help you locate the leak a little easier.

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