Is the power sterring fluid supposed to be light colored? If it is not could the copper tubing heating up cause it to change colot and if so is that a bad thing?

Asked by Dec 29, 2012 at 03:34 PM about the 2006 Toyota Corolla

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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power steering fluid is clear.

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During it's use, the fluid darkens. You can suck it out of the reservoir and put in fresh fluid. There shouldn't be any copper tubing. It was probably used as a cheap repair. Usually there are rubber hoses between the pump and the steering rack.

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