put the wrong fluid in the wrong place

Asked by Feb 14, 2016 at 07:24 PM about the 1998 Chevrolet Malibu LS

Question type: General

I accidentally put power steering fluid where the
transmission fluid supposed to go what will
happen to my Chevy Malibu 98 will I still be able to
drive my car

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The fluids are similar, not gonna hurt a thing, power steering pumps can use trany fluid, so it's not gonna hurt the trany.

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