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I need to top up my Power Steering Fluid on my 2000 Kia Rio.

The motor parts shop gave me a bottle of DOT4 Brake & Clutch Fluid. Does anyone know if I can use this???

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If you pore this in you will destroy the power steering seals and the rack in pinion .Please take it back and get the corrected power steering fluid:)

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Powered steering only uses the same fluid as auto gearbox oil which is autotrans fluid only NOTbrake fluid
(Brake fluid is water base and g/box is oil petrol based) so take it back or keep it for your brakes when it gets low but dont use on anything else And dont spill on your paint work as brake fliud will take the paint off....

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