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nicolas-eric 07-27-2009 02:53 PM

Steering Fluid ?
 
Hello.

What kind of steering fluid does a 2000 TJ 4.0L need?
In my buddies 2000 owners manual they sax he has to use a special Mopar fluid. My 2006 manual says that I need ATF+4. Can I use ATF+4 in his older TJ?

Thanks.
nicolas-eric :wavey:

Jerry Bransford 07-27-2009 04:43 PM

No, only newer TJ power steering systems are compatible with ATF+4. He must specifically use power steering fluid in his 2000 TJ.

nicolas-eric 07-27-2009 04:53 PM

Thanks Jerry.
Did the power steering change during the years? In another Forum they told me that ATF+4 isnīt in the older FSMs because it wasnīt available i the earlier yeras and it came out in 2002 or 2003.

His FSM says he needs Mopar power steering fluid. His old fluid is clear and not purple like ATF+4.

The problem is that his next Jeep dealer is 120 miles awayx from him...

Jerry Bransford 07-27-2009 05:42 PM

Once again, his older PS system is not compatible with ATF+4, the seals will not hold up.


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