1996 FORD F150 WRONG FLUID

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  • generouse
  • 1996 Ford F-150

Steering problem
1996 Ford F150 V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 112000 miles

I ACCEDENTALLY PUT MOTOR OIL IN MY POWER STEERING PUMP
CAN THIS CAUSE A PROBLEM
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Sunday, March 8th, 2009 AT 3:07 PM

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  • merlin2021
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They are both petroleum based products, I would drain and refil with PS fluid, no real harm is done yet, PS fluid is a lighter wieght oil so pressures will increase with motor oil!

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Sunday, March 8th, 2009 AT 4:23 PM

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