Can transmission fluid be used instead of power steering fluid?


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2014-07-09 20:34:02
2014-07-09 20:34:02

Transmission fluid should not be used in place of power steering fluid. Power steering fluid is less compressible so that it can transfer power to different systems. Transmission fluid is meant for lubrication and has higher dimulsibility than power steering fluid.


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Yes, automatic transmission fluid is the proper fluid for power steering systems. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ( MERCON ) automatic transmission fluid in a 1997 Ford Aerostar power steering

transmission fluid can be used very similar to power steering fluid transmission fluid can be used very similar to power steering fluid

There is not much difference between power steering and transmission fluid. Many people use power steering in place of transmission fluid because it is cheaper.

Yes it could. If you put power steering fluid in the transmission you need to change the transmission fluid.

no, but if you have a auto transmission you can you can use that for power steering

Alot of transmission fluids are the same as power steering fluid so I wouldnt worry

Power steering fluid is basically clear. Some cars use transmission fluid in the power steering which is dark red. You can use power steering fluid in cars that use transmission fluid but not the reverse. The cap of the reservoir should say power steering fluid only.

No, but some vehicles use atf as a power steering fluid.

Camry 1997-2001 uses the same fluid for transmission as well as power steering.

The power steering fluid recommended is Mopar

NO! Power steering fluid gets too hot and you will blow your transmission.

The power steering fluid for it is actually the transmission fluid. It should be Mercron. Is this suposed to go in the power steering chamber or the transmission chamber to work. The fluid in my 2006 Ford Escape XLT steering fluid tank is black.

NO ! ( My Ford Explorer uses automatic transmission fluid as the power steering fluid )

Yes, power steering fluid is very harmful to an automatic transmission. You should not drive it until the fluid is changed.Yes, power steering fluid is very harmful to an automatic transmission. You should not drive it until the fluid is changed.

Red is the "normal" power steering fluid. If you can't get "power steering fluid," Dexron automatic transmission fluid is the same stuff. Clear is Honda power steering fluid.

In most vehicles, you can substitute ATF fluid instead of using Power Steering Fluid.

No, you can't. You are suppose to put transmission fluid in power steering system.

My Ford Explorer takes automatic transmission fluid for the power steering fluid so I guess it would depend on what type of vehicle you have and what type of power steering fluid is supposed to be used

both power steering fluid and transmission fluid are hydraulic fluids, but it would be best to get some power steering fluid. its cheap and its the right stuff. 91 buicks take just plain Jane power steering fluid.

No, although some vehicles do use auto trans fluid as power steering fluid.

yes. but do not use steering oil for trnsmission.

For Camry 1999-2001 (4 cylinder) the same transmission fluid is used to for both transmission and power steering. Some vehicles use power steering fluid Some trans fluid.

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Just regular power steering fluid. NO automatic transmission fluid.

either standard power steering fluid or dexron transmission fluid.

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