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Old 01-13-2014, 11:38 AM   #1
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Brake fluid in power steering resevoir (advice needed)

Hey guys, I know I made a dumb mistake, but for some unknown reason I put brake fluid on my power steering reservoir.

I noticed that the viscosity is pretty close between the power steering fluid and the brake fluid, do you think it will be a problem?

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just flush it out and you will be fine

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Old 01-13-2014, 11:45 AM   #3
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just flush it out and you will be fine
ya I guess I should, I'm just lazy and didn't want to have to go pick up another jug of power steering fluid..
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Flush it or you'll doing more than just picking up a bottle of P/S fluid.
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Haha thanks guys! I actually didn't put brake fluid in the power steering resevoir, lol I just thought the brake fluid reservoir was for the power steering. (I thought this because there was a smaller reservoir closest to the driver side door that said to fill with brake fluid.
Problems solved. I don't have to take an extra trip after all!
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that other reservoir is for the clutch

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