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Old 11-01-2017, 09:46 AM
reconrangerll reconrangerll is offline
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Default Power steering fluid

I am replacing my power steering pump and am confused on the type of fluid to use. Right now I have Pennzoil ATF which states it is recommended for Dextron and Mercon applications. I have read that Mercon V has replaced Mercon. Also that Mercon is not interchangeable with Mercon V. I had intended on using Mercon V but now I'm not sure. Any suggestions?
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Old 11-01-2017, 09:52 AM
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you might read up on the actual pump's specs for that, but i'd imagine that Mercon V would be perfect, at least with the rebuilt pumps i've been involved with for my ranger.

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Old 11-01-2017, 10:46 PM
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Old 11-02-2017, 10:19 PM
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Default Re: Power steering fluid

I've used Mobil 1 Synthetic trans fluid for years now in the power steering pump. Zero issues and very quality stuff. Lasts longer than the Mercon V.

https://mobiloil.com/en/automatic-tr.../synthetic-atf


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Old 11-03-2017, 03:01 AM
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That's cool Nigel! That page insinuated you can safely mix with merc v as well, kinda neat
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