hmmm... Is it bad to use power steering fluid instead of ATF fluid?
Just a few weeks ago if I were sitting still with the car idling and
turned the wheel slightly, I'd feel a little vibration. So I checked
my power steering fluid and sure enough it was about a quarter inch
lower than where it should have been. It never occured to me to check
what type of fluid should go in. I just went to the basement and got
my bottle of PS fluid and filled it up. I don't know what the volume
of the system is, but I can't imagine that adding a quarter inch or so
of fluid would have brought me up to more than 15 or 20% of the entire
system being PS fluid instead of the specified ATF fluid. So what does
ATF fluid offer that PS fluid doesn't? Lubricity? Temp stability?
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