I am wondering if it is okay to put every day power steering in my Jetta?

Tiny
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Or do I have to buy the expensive kind from Germany? Thats all Thank you

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Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 AT 9:55 PM

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Tiny
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No, it takes special fluid. If you do, you will damage the seals and cause expensive repairs.

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Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 AT 3:18 AM
Tiny
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Where or what is leaking?

If the steering rack is leaking, then the damage is already done, so generic fluid won't make
much of a difference.

Thomas

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Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 AT 4:27 AM

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