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Old 06-10-2017, 08:00 AM
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Another question, the fluid in my power steering pump now is clear, I heard automatic transmission fluid was used in the pump, should I continue with the clear stuff or try to suck it out and add trans fluid or not suck it out and add trans fluid anyways? Thanks!
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Old 06-10-2017, 11:35 AM
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Since you don't know what kind of fluid is in there I would not mix it. Most of the newer power steering fluids are clear. If it's not leaking and your steering works fine then leave it as is. I would only go back to type F transmission fluid if you totally drained the new stuff out.

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As a matter of fact it is leaking, I need to find out where though, it's working fine though.
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Normally the pump leaks from around the front shaft seal. If it's not that it could be just a hose fitting. Hopefully it's not the steering box.

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