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Old 01-03-2006, 11:11 AM   #1
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I'm pretty sure I'm just missing the obvious but I can't find the power steering fluid on my dad'* 2000 SSEi. The owner'* manual says in the rear passenger side but I'm not seeing it. A picture labeling would be great but anything is helpful.
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Here you go. It'* hidden on the backside of the motor, number 4
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Ok. Well I found the power steering fluid and managed to get the cap off but I can't get in there. There is some plastic tubing that runs right over it and makes it unable to get the cap completely off and able to fill up it up with new fluid.
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Rocket...can you snap a pic of the tubing. Sounds odd that it would be blocking the PS
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The first picture is of it covering the PS cap. The second is to show where the tubing is coming from. It'* coming off the battery and winds through as you can see.
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Ok..that'* a wiring harness. It should have some movement for you to get into the cap. Unless someone had to pull it off and put it back on incorrectly.

Because it is hooked to connectors for things like crank sensor and cam sensor..can you gently move it enough to gain access?
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I tried moving it but it'* very secure and hooked in somewhere to the right of the PS cap on the back of the engine. It'* to the right side that I can't get undone and get to the cap.
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I looked up a thread from Harofreak00 about belt routing, since being the same area. His looks the same as yours. Sorry I was unable to help...I'm sure one of the more experienced 00+ guys can help out.
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