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Old 12-15-2003, 12:44 PM
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ATF vs Power Steering Fluid?

I bought a bottle of ATF the other night and it says it can be used in the power steering pump. Is that true? Can I use it in my GM pump? What about mixing with whats left in the system?


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Hi Mark, Mark here.
I've used Dexron tranny fluid in all my GM cars for over 25 years and never had a problem.

Having said that, the imports are different. I believe that the Hondas require their own PS fluid. If you use ATF in them, the rack, hoses and pump take a huge dump.

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