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Power steering resevoir location

This is a dumb question but I can't locate where is the power steering resevoir in my 02 325xi 4 door.
My steering seem very firm and hard to turn so I was trying to check to see if the power steering fluid is low. In addition, can I use any power steering fluidto top off?
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You can use only Dexron-III automatic transmission fluid (ATF) for power steering on your car.
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For some reason, I thought it was something else for that location...
Thank you so much
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For some reason, I thought it was something else for that location...
Thank you so much
Your welcome!
Would be good if you use synthetic ATF(Castrol, Mobil, etc..)
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So why does it said on the cap ATF fluid only. I thought ATF is for transmission fluid so that's why i'm getting confuse in the beginning. I didn't know there is synthetic fluid for power steering.

Or are you saying the car use ATF as power steering fluid also because I see the fluid is pink -red color on the resevior ?

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Would be good if you use synthetic ATF(Castrol, Mobil, etc..)
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Bmw use ATF as a power steering fluid .You did not read carefuly , what I have written above the picture, did you?
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