I accidently put a little atf fluid in my power steering reservoir. How much trouble did I just cause? Can I drie it to the mechanic in the morning or do I need to call a tow truck ?


Asked by Jul 02, 2013 at 12:59 AM about the 2004 Chevrolet Venture

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers

get a syphon hose & suck it out,or a chicken baster! works great!,,,better to be safe than sorry!

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John Saffrahn

It will be fine, they are both hydraulic fluid, trans fluid is fine in your power steering. But not the other way around, trans fluid has detergents.

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