Most Power Steering units use the generic power steering fluid available at most auto part stores. However, some import makes are different, sometimes using different fluid types in different years. Your best bet is to check the manual for the correct type. Volvo 240 manual specifies the following: Power steering fluid Capacity: 0.8 US qts = 0.75 liters.
Fluid type: ATF
Replace: no fluid change required.
The dipstick is attached to the cap. Fluid level should be between MIN and MAX marks. Add fluid when the level is at the ADD mark. The ATF in question is Dexron/Mercon, also used in the 240's automatic transmission. You may find it in different types, like II or III. The later type supersedes and replaces the older type. If you have to add fluid more often than once every couple of months, look for leaks. Hoses would be the first place to check, followed by pump and rack.
The book says ATF which is automatic transmision fluid.
Open the hood, look to your right (driver's side ). On a bracket bolted to the strut tower just above the battery there is a black square bottle with two hoses. The cap should say POWER STEERING FLUID. Check fluid type - I know later 240s use Dexron ATF rather than power steering fluid.
I was a Mercedes mechanic. My 1998 E320 wagon has a combined hydraulic fluid resivoir for the automatic load leveling and power steering. I buy the fluid from a dealer.
Yes but you have to be in level three orbit to do so
115 bhp is the power of the Volvo 145 wagon 1974 engine and its maximum speed is 9 mph.
Most of the E-class wagons have the hydraulic suspension systems for the rear level control. This fluid is also used as the power steering fluid in this car. The reservoir is on the front right side of the engine if looking in from the front of the car. Note, this takes hydraulic fluid though, and not power steering fluid. The part number for the fluid is: A 001-989-03-10. This is good for 1996 up to 2001. Its called Fuchs, Titan zh 5364 B. Hope this helps!
It should be mounted on the front, driver's side of the engine. It will have a belt and pulley, as well as have it's power steering fluid reservoir attached to it.
88 kW / 120 Hp is the power of the Volvo 265 wagon 1976 engine and its maximum speed is 170 km/h.
There is a pressure release screw or bleeder on the power steering system in a 1999 Mercury Sable wagon.
In replacing the power steering pump on a 1993 Toyota Camry wagon with V6 engine, make sure to replace the steering pressure hose and clamp also. The leaks on both the hose and the clamp are the cause of the broken power steering pump.
You'd be thinking of a Volvo station wagon.
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there should be a reservoir powered by a belt with a cap in the front of the engine
Yes, if power steering fluid is low, you will get a growl/whine noise from the pump. Make sure where the leak is before replacing parts. Add more power steering fluid (and pleez do not use the stuff with leak-stop in it), try to mop up whatever oil is around the pump, lines, and rack, then drive the car a bit. Let car cool off a bit, then look carefully for where the fluid is coming out. Most Subarus go to their deaths with all original steering components in place, regardless of mileage or age. If they fail, the steering rack is the first thing to spring a leak, then the pump seal, then the hoses (in decreasing order of failure). It is best to use special power steering fluid-- auto trans fluid can be used but is not as slippery, and the pump wears a bit more. That being said, your pump should function for 50 to 100,000 miles with just auto trans fluid in it. Service access to the steering rack and lines is not the best-- make sure you are capable and have the wrenches before tackling a hose replace.
Dexon IID, IIE, or III. Any Dexon III is fine, and it's what I use. -Bob, 1986 Volvo 240DL wagon
how much would it cost to replace a power steering pump on a Volks wagon golf
Could be alternator bearing? Could be water pump? Could be Power steering pump (check fluid) Could be belt tensioner? Could be torque converter?
Not being a chemist, I'm not sure how the seals will react. I've heard stories about seal swelling problems when adding a wrong fluids to a system. I had tried an experiment, setting seals into different fluids to monitor swelling over a period of a week with no conclusive results. Since the fluids are different, you don't know how the properties aside from swelling will affect the power steering. Such as how well it compresses, viscosity and so on. I would flush the system this week if it was mine. firstname.lastname@example.org
On a 1997 Mercury Sable : For the 3.0 liter VULCAN , V6 engine : The power steering fluid reservoir is near the front of the engine compartment , just to the left of the engine oil dipstick ( when looking into the engine compartment from the front of the vehicle ) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Also , the 3.0 DURATEC has the reservoir near the passenger side strut tower in the engine compartment
A car by the name of Volvo Voltz Wagon does not exist. Volvo and Volkswagen are two different manufacturing companies. The Volvo company was established in 1915, and the Volkswagen company came along in 1937.
It depends on which engine your car has as to how to change the power steering pump. Let me know if it is the 2.5 4 cylinder or the 2.8 V6 and I will get back to you.
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Stand in front of the car with the hood open. Look at the center of the black fan shroud (right behind the Chrome hood ornament). Now look to the left
It would be located over on the right (passenger) side of the car, and it will usually be a semi-white reservoir, with a black cap. The top of the cap should even say "power steering" on it. The only other reservoir that would be on that side of the car, would be the window washer fluid, and it would be a much larger reservoir, white, with a bluish tint because of the fluid color. It would be pretty hard to get these two confused.
A Volvo Station wagon can be purchased directly from the Volvo Dealership, though they may also be found in a number of used car dealerships both in person and online.