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What is this? Simply put, power-steering fluid is the hydraulic fluid that transmits the

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Why would you change power steering fluid if the power steering is electric?

If you have an electric power steering system, that means you HAVE NO FLUID. Therefore no fluid to change in the 1st place.


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The power steering fluid recommended is Mopar


How often should you change the power steering fluid in your 2002 Cavalier?

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How do you change the power steering fluid in a 1999 Chevy Suburban?

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Can transmission fluid be used instead of power steering fluid?

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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Punch the person that told you to change it in the first place. It has electrically assisted power steering. No fluid.


What color is the power steering fluids?

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.


What type power steering fluid should be used in a 2004 Tahoe?

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What kind of power steering fluid should you use on a 1970 Chevelle?

either standard power steering fluid or dexron transmission fluid.


Where can you find the power steering?

fluid? Under the hood, should say something about power steering fluid on cap or reservoir.


What type of power steering fluid should be used in a 1998 dodge caravan sport?

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What power steering fluid should you use in a 1988 Chevy Suburban?

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When do you change the power steering fluid?

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What type of fluid should be used in power steering for 2004 grand prix?

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What kind of Power steering fluid for a 2003 ford escape?

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Will power steering fluid hurt an automatic transmission of a 99 intrepid?

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


How much power steering fluid is needed?

there should be a line where you pour the power steering fluid telling you when to stop. if there isn't it should say in your car manual.


I added power steering fluid to my transmission. Will it mess it up?

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.


What is power steering fluid Where does it go?

power steering fluid is fluid that makes the power steering pump work and it goes in the power steering pump under the hood.


What kind of power steering fluid should you use for a 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Ltd?

dextron auto transmission fluid or power steering fluid


Where do you put power steering fluid in a 1996 Silverado?

in front of the engine, on the passenger side, you should have the power steering pump. Open the reservoir cover and fill with power steering fluid.


What kind of fluid do you use in the steering pump of a 1994 silverado?

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How do you Replace Steering wheel fluid?

Remove the plug on the bottom of the power steering fluid pump. Drain the power steering fluid out. Replace the plug to the bottom of the power steering pump. Replace the power steering fluid.


Where do you put power steering fluid for jaguar 97?

The 1997 Jaguar power steering fluid reservoir is located on the back of the engine near the firewall. The top on the reservoir should be labeled as power steering fluid only.


Do you use power steering fluid or trans fluid in the power steering pump on a jeep liberty?

You should use power steering fluid in the power steering pump of the Jeep Liberty according to the owner's manual. Many people say that they prefer transmission fluid because it tends to be somewhat thicker.