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David, VW Master Technician
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How to check the power steering fluid on vw beetle

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how to check the power steering fluid on vw beetle
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  David replied 7 years ago.
Right next to the battery is the power steering bottle, there is a green cap, that has a slot in it, use a flat screw driver, or a coin will also work, unscrew the cap, and on the cap is a small dipstick. If it is low, I would not recommend using generic power steering fluid, if possible use the VW fluid. This is a mineral oil fluid and using generic can cause issues with the fluid and seals.
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Expert:  David replied 7 years ago.

Thank you for the accept, I was trying to get you a picture of the reservoir, here is one from VW

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