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Power Steering fluid

What does my 06 use for power steering fluid? Its a hair low. I cant remember if its Merc V or SP for the powersteering

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I believe it takes Mercon V. I'm pretty sure the transmission is the only thing that takes the SP, and both the power steering and transfer case take Mercon V,

but don't quote me on that. I could be wrong



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Mercon V. I just added some to my 07 which was a hair low.

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is that for all the 6.0's?????
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What do you guys think in regards to draining the whole system; and putting new fluid in? Mine is black w/moisture and has some sort of residue in the tank; I normally drain and refill "all" of my fluids at 50k miles. Is it OK to run a synthetic ps fluid aka mercon V in our ps systems?
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What do you guys think in regards to draining the whole system; and putting new fluid in? Mine is black w/moisture and has some sort of residue in the tank; I normally drain and refill "all" of my fluids at 50k miles. Is it OK to run a synthetic ps fluid aka mercon V in our ps systems?
That's my plan...already picked three quarts of Mobil1 Syn ATF, 1 foot of 3/8 ID transline hose, and a Raybestos Magnefine in-line Transfilter. Just waiting for better weather.

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That's my plan...already picked three quarts of Mobil1 Syn ATF, 1 foot of 3/8 ID transline hose, and a Raybestos Magnefine in-line Transfilter. Just waiting for better weather.

I used the exact same thing on my last change...

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Myockps: Do you plan to siphon out the old fluid, or how do you plan to drain it?
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