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post #1 of 18 Old 12-30-2012, 01:47 PM Thread Starter
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power steering flush?

I let my brother borrow my truck and he poured windshield washer fluid into the PS resivour.
What is the best place to flush open up the system to do a full flush?
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we have power steering flush/cleaner and fluid in stock!
The pump will need to be replaced, its JUNK!
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Did you drive it after he put the washer fluid in it?


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Did you drive it after he put the washer fluid in it?


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If that truck was started after the washer fluid was in it, Its junk
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Thanks for the replies. He drove the truck to my house about 6 miles. He put about 4 ounces of fluid in before it filled up and he realized. Today I flushed it with about 10qts until the fluid was clear. Drove it afterwards and it worked fine. PS and brakes felt as good as they have for the last 4 yrs. Is it possible that there was no harm done or should I just suck it up and replace the pump to avoid a problem?
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The pump should be good



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If the pump is fine now, it should stay fine. If there was going to be a problem, I suspect it already would've shown itself.


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So what would the differences be when performing this procedure on our 6.4l's? Which fluid? Looks fairly easy so this may be something I see myself doing in the near future.

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So what would the differences be when performing this procedure on our 6.4l's? Which fluid? Looks fairly easy so this may be something I see myself doing in the near future.
The process is exactly the same. I did mine about 6 months ago. I used mobil 1 ATF.

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