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power steering fluid flush

Two questions:

Can I use Mobil 1 syn atf fluid in my PS for an 04' 6.0? or should I stick with the mecron v from ford?

is this the best procedure to flush my ps pump?

Ford Super Duty Power Steering Flush | Superdutypsd.com

thanks in advance

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That ought to work.
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is that mobil 1 fluid the good stuff?

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Liberator EGR delete kit
4" MBRP Turbo back (straight piped) WHISTLE
Quad Piller Gauge
zoodad mod
Nitto Dura Grapplers
Edge Insight CS
DieselSite Coolant Filtration
Upgraded fuel pressure spring kit
upgraded turbo oil supply tube(solid)
upgraded turbo drain tube
SWAMP's 48V FICM
Rotella ELC
Firestone Ride Rite air bags in rear
draw-tite 30k hide-a-goose kit
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did the ps flush over the weekend, with good results. The old fluid wasn't too bad though.

Also replaced brake fluid while I was at it, unbelievable how much firmer my pedal is! brake fluid that I was sucking out was black!

04' F-250 6.0L

AFE Stage 2 intake
Liberator EGR delete kit
4" MBRP Turbo back (straight piped) WHISTLE
Quad Piller Gauge
zoodad mod
Nitto Dura Grapplers
Edge Insight CS
DieselSite Coolant Filtration
Upgraded fuel pressure spring kit
upgraded turbo oil supply tube(solid)
upgraded turbo drain tube
SWAMP's 48V FICM
Rotella ELC
Firestone Ride Rite air bags in rear
draw-tite 30k hide-a-goose kit
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did the ps flush over the weekend, with good results. The old fluid wasn't too bad though.

Also replaced brake fluid while I was at it, unbelievable how much firmer my pedal is! brake fluid that I was sucking out was black!
How did you replace the brake fluid? Did you flush that also?

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sucked most of the fluid out of the resevoir with my mityvac, dumped in new.

Started at the pass rear caliper and worked my way to the driver front. sucking out the old black fluid until it was clean. make sure to keep an eye on the resevoir so you don't draw in air.

pretty simple job just need the mityvac tool.

04' F-250 6.0L

AFE Stage 2 intake
Liberator EGR delete kit
4" MBRP Turbo back (straight piped) WHISTLE
Quad Piller Gauge
zoodad mod
Nitto Dura Grapplers
Edge Insight CS
DieselSite Coolant Filtration
Upgraded fuel pressure spring kit
upgraded turbo oil supply tube(solid)
upgraded turbo drain tube
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heres a link if you don't know what a mityvac is...

Mityvac

they make cheaper plastic ones, got mine from sears like 8 years ago and use the thing constantly.

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AFE Stage 2 intake
Liberator EGR delete kit
4" MBRP Turbo back (straight piped) WHISTLE
Quad Piller Gauge
zoodad mod
Nitto Dura Grapplers
Edge Insight CS
DieselSite Coolant Filtration
Upgraded fuel pressure spring kit
upgraded turbo oil supply tube(solid)
upgraded turbo drain tube
SWAMP's 48V FICM
Rotella ELC
Firestone Ride Rite air bags in rear
draw-tite 30k hide-a-goose kit
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