what does steering fluid look like?

Asked by Oct 11, 2013 at 10:54 AM about the 2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

can not turn steering wheel.  checked pump and there is thick rust looking fluid around the top.  Any clues?

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There shouldn't be any thick rust looking stuff, your rack and pinion might be the issue though. Have it towed to an auto shop to find out what failed and why.

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