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Old 01 May 2013, 02:09 pm
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Default Power Steering Fluid

Various site such as this one, recommended ATF+4 for the power steering fluid. A trip to Fisher Auto, confirmed this. Yet when I and one of the technicians tested the fluid in the reservoir, we found it to be clear, and not reddish. So he suggested that I stay with power steering fluid, since you can't mix the two. I had to ask, since I was getting various answers as to what to use.

They got the notice from Chrysler that they made the change after the 2001 model came out. I have a 2001 model.
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Old 01 May 2013, 04:21 pm
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Default Re: Power Steering Fluid

Yours may be one which take PS FLuid, look in your owners manual in the glove box.

I think in 02 they switched to ATF+4

If yours is clear and not rad that would be my guess.

Buya turkey baster and suction reservoir dry and refill. Valvoline makes a good PS fluid. do a few refills with a qt of new fluid, your PS pump and rack will thank you.

I refresh mine a couple times a year.

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