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Power Steering leak 2005 Corolla Sportivo

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Hi guys,

I've noticed my Sportivo has left a small spot of red/pink fluid on the garage floor.

As it was located at the front drivers side I'm presuming it is power steering fluid.

Has anyone else experienced this type of leak on their Sportivo?

Would it be best to take it to a dealer or can anyone recommend a professional mechanic in Sydney who knows what they are doing and uses genuine parts?

Thanks in advance :)

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Any mechanic can use genuine parts and should be able to diagnose the leak. It is likely coming from the steering pump or rack area.

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Thanks for your reply mate.

Do you think it's worth going to the dealer for this fix?

My usual mechanic is on holidays and don't know of any other reputable ones that are local.

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Keep an eye on the fluids, keep them topped up and get your mechanic to look when they get back. Not worth going to a dealer.

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Keep an eye on the fluids, keep them topped up and get your mechanic to look when they get back. Not worth going to a dealer.

Thanks again mate.

Power steering fluid is currently on minimum.

Can you recommend a mechanic in the St George area?

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I am from QLD, so no.

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