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Why should you change your power steering fluid in your car?

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2005-07-12 16:35:22
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What is this? Simply put, power-steering fluid is the hydraulic fluid that transmits the

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

The power steering fluid recommended is Mopar

See Ganderton's Answersearch for "How do you change power steering fluid". Hope it Helps.

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

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.

either standard power steering fluid or dexron transmission fluid.

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

It does not matter on that year as long as it is 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.

If your vehicle's manufacturer recommends a fluid change interval, definitely follow that. Power steering fluid of the "long-life" variety should be changed every five years or 100,000 miles. For conventional fluid, the interval is every three years or 50,000 miles.

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

You can use generic power steering fluid or GM 89021184 fluid. If you're really stuck somewhere you can use trany fluid but power steering fluid is the best.

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.

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.

dextron auto transmission fluid or power steering fluid

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

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.

Regular old power steering fluid.Regular old power steering fluid.


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