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Which power steering fluid safe for vlovo s40

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Crisco cooking oil... JUST KIDDING... on a serious note as far as i know any power steering fluid except for what's specified for honda's... they use a lower pressure fluid ...

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2. You use exactly the fluid type and spec which is specified in the owner's manual . The type of PS fluid to be used depends on the type of PS system fitted to your particular car. These systems can be and are changed during a model run .

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