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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-26-04, 11:36 PM Thread Starter
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Power Steering Fluid (pepsi) coloured

Thats right, my power steering fluid in the EBII looks like pepsi. ffs

i have flushed it out with new fluid, (put 3lts of Valveoline D type through it)

The steering was making weird noises before now its all sweet sounds like new again.

What causes it to go dark brown blackish coloured.

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What causes it to go dark brown blackish coloured.

Simple Heat!!!!!! Try running a small cooler or put the heatsheild back on if it's off!
Failing that run a small oil cooler & 10w engine / hydraulic oil better temp tolerance & wont stuff up nothing! (despite what ATF purists that have no idea will tell ya!
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Re: Power Steering Fluid (pepsi) coloured

holding it against full lock for more than a second heats up the fluid an unbeievable amount and it gets burnt.

also just age - i wouldnt imagine it has been replaced in living memory has it?

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