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I have a 2002 mustang gt 4.6L.. i just changed the power steering fuid with power steering fluid.. then i realized it's supposed have ATF instead of power steering fluid.. what could happen? should i change it?

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    What kind of power steering fluid do I use?

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Nothing will happen. Power steering fluid is what you should have used. ATF is Automatic Transmission Fluid.This fluid is more intended where friction qualities are needed.It will work, but power steering fluid is better for the pump and hoses and gives the rack and pinion a better lubrication the ATF.Don't worry you are fine as it is.

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SOURCE: what do i use for power steering fuid

you can change it but the fluid is about the same i was told if your power steering was low and you had none you can sub trans fluid

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