Power Steering System capacity?

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Power Steering System capacity?

Postby donsladek » Wed 01.08.2018, 03:18

Anyone know what the total capacity of the power steering system is? I'm going to drain and refill/vacuum bleed my system, and I'm wondering how much power steering fluid I need. I'm going to try the RedLine power steering fluid:

https://www.redlineoil.com/power-steering-fluid
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Re: Power Steering System capacity?

Postby clemo » Wed 01.08.2018, 18:26

I too was trying to find the answer to this the other day .
It doesn't say in the handbook which is an oversight as it states all the other fluids
I have used almost a Uk litre . first top was 3/4 of the bottle . work it side ti side for a bit then left to settle overnight and it took almost all the rest of the bottle.

I used to run my NA on redline . seemed sweet enough.
i also used their water wetter coolant . quite thin but i thought it made a difference.
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Re: Power Steering System capacity?

Postby dapinky » Wed 01.08.2018, 18:29

clemo wrote:.....I have used almost a Uk litre .......


Which is substantially more than a European Litre due to the Post-Brexit exchange rate :lol: :lol:
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Re: Power Steering System capacity?

Postby Giniw » Wed 01.08.2018, 18:50

( :lol: — not forgetting the "British Standard Whitworth litre"® :lol: :lol: )
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Re: Power Steering System capacity?

Postby GeoffSmith » Wed 01.08.2018, 20:32

clemo wrote:…i also used their water wetter coolant . quite thin…


With apologies to Tuskland and Trumpland… did you use a liter? :lol:
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