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Old 01-03-2013, 06:35 PM   #1
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break n steer flush

how often should the break fluid be flushed? same question for the steering fluid?

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about once a year i give both a flush...doesn't cost much to do so why not
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:24 AM   #3
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about once a year i give both a flush...doesn't cost much to do so why not
Same here, in fact I did both yesterday! Power steering pump whines a little less! Still going to put the new one in when I get time.
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Same here, in fact I did both yesterday! Power steering pump whines a little less! Still going to put the new one in when I get time.
Replacing the fluid makes it quieter? I'm going to do that tomorrow haha.
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yep lol...use a good fluid too
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THANKS GUYS!

ill get both of them done asap. About to order a new radiator today as well =)
should i just use mercon V for the steering as well? or is there anything else u guys recommend?
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yeah use power steering fluid...
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manual says to use the mercon for both transmission and steerin fluid... any steering fluid u recommend??
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lucas power steering fluid works great to keep our seals in check...on a newer car i'd stick with what oem calls for but as it gets older you want to keep it maintained
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lucas power steering fluid works great to keep our seals in check
+1 I use lucas products in all my vehicles. Really great products.
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awesome!
i found one online, lucas power steering w conditioners, im sure thats better than the regular lucas power steering oil
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you can buy the fluid & conditioner at any autoparts store btw...might save you some money in shipping
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yea i saw it online at advance, steering fluid comes with the conditioner
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