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    Engine : 2.2

    Year : 2002

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    Where. is the power steering filer on a 1.8 ls vec c?
    Been told its a wing off job

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    Vehicle : Vauxhall Astra-J

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    PAS reservoir is below the offside headlight, and behind the front bumper. Can be accessed (just) from the front offside wheelarch - with the liner out the way, or take front bumper off.

    Some PAS reservoirs are elsewhere. Depends on engine spec.

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    as big dave says,
    DONT TAKE IT TO VAUXHALL,
    ok it is a pain to reach but you DO NOT NEED TO TAKE ANYTHING OFF
    just get a bottle with a tube attached, trust me go to vauxhall they will tell you that you need a steering rack and still be 40 quid out of pocket

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    Moved to the technical section

    0-Large smile ......every time it's driven

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    There are 2 places for them on the 1.8 On early ones they were in the inner wheel arch and on later ones they were directly behind the engine on top of the steering rack. Whitish bottle with a black cap.

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    Mine is behind the engine - ie between engine and bulkhead.

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    cheers guys. i will look at my m8's motor and see if i can find it lol

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