Whats the proper fluid for 05 4.6 power steering unit ? I see the fluid while engine is bouncing up and down a little so looking closer i see a min and max line..seems to be bout 1" below min. dont want to put wrong stuff in..thanx
I keep mine between the min/max line when its is hot. About every other oil change I use a suction gun to remove as much as I can get out and top it off with fresh fluid. I am not sure but the recommended fluid may be regular Mercon But I prefer Mercon V because it is synthetic.
+1 on removing some fluid from power steering at oil changes. I bought a turkey baster for $1.25 and i use that you can attach a hose to the end of the baster and get it down to the bottom of the pump to suck even more out.
2004 XLT, 4.0, Auto, Ext Cab, 4wd, 145k on Body. 90k on engine. 4.0 Engine is out of a 2009 Ranger.
my man states mercon..no V after it..reads ok for power steering but mercon V for tranny required..now im wondering as i put in just mercon no mercon V
Nothings ever easy with newer trucks..gimme back my 86 f-150 4x4 anyday..$11,000 delivered
dont mix mercon and mercon V very boldly in my manual..i guess warning more for trannys than power steering..somebody posted above stating mixing the two was ok, as one was synthetic..(why do i hear a ching ching noise)
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