> In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> UseLinkToEmail@AutoForumz.com says...
> > I have a 1990 740 and I wanted to change the power steering fluid.In
> > the manual it says to use type F fluid.I couldn=3Ft find type F fluid
> > anywhere.What should I use for power steering fluid?Thank you!
> > Ronnie
> Type F and F-L-M are the same thing. DEXRON III is backwards compatible
> with Type F in most applications.
From what I understand, Dexron is almost the same thing a Mercon, the
new Ford standard. Type F is the old Ford standard, and is not
compatible with fluids labelled Dexron/Mercon. That said this applies
to transmissions and the like, for power steering fluid, it really
doesn't matter on the Volvo.
To the original poster - Type F is usually sold as Ford type
Thornhill (near Toronto), Ont.
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