You can use power steering fluid or ATF.
Regular power steering fluid.
Take the cap off the pump-it's a belt-driven accessory. The dipstick is under it.
GM. Power steering fluid. Standard Power Steering Fluid. You can use ATF Dex3 in a pinch, but I dont reccomend it.
According to the 1998 Ford Taurus Owner Guide : ( Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid is used as the power steering fluid )
It will be located at the front right corner of the engine compartment.A white Where_is_the_power_steering_reservoir_on_a_1998_Ford_Escortreservoir, with a black plastic cap.
According to the 1998 Mercury Sable Owner Guide : ( Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid is used as the power steering fluid )
Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid is used as the power steering fluid ( according to the 1998 Mercury Sable Owner Guide )
At the power steering resivoir. It will be located at the pump or close by. The pump is driven by a belt. Follow the belt routing and you will find the pump. When you find the pump you will find the resivoir.
On a 1998 Mercury Tracer : The power steering fluid reservoir is at the front of the engine compartment towards the passenger side < of the vehicle ( when looking from the FRONT of the vehicle , the power steering fluid reservoir is the reservoir on the RIGHT )
On the left side of the engine compartment there is the reservoir for the power steering fluid. Make sure that you do not put steering fluid in the radiator reservoir.
Power steering requires Dextron ll or Dextron llll automatic transmission fluid.