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Old September 14th, 2004, 23:40
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Brake Fluid in the Power Steering Reservoir

88 Cherokee Laredo

It's nuts but it happened.
I should have checked the fluids before I bought it.

The shop flushed it out and refilled it correctly.
My question is should I expect leaks in the near future?
It doesn't makie as much noise as it used to but I'm pretty sure it has an air leak as I do notice it gets foamy when it's hot.
Should I try that Lucas PS leak plugger?

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Old September 15th, 2004, 19:07
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Re: Brake Fluid in the Power Steering Reservoir

I wouldn't put any leak stopper in unless it is leaking. Brake fluid shouldn't affect the seals in the pump, so if it didn't clobber the vanes and kill the pump, you're probably all right. I'd wait and see what happens. Saginaw pumps are pretty robust, so luck may be with you.
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Old September 15th, 2004, 19:56
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Re: Brake Fluid in the Power Steering Reservoir

Thanks Mat, so far so good.
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Old September 16th, 2004, 15:18
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Re: Brake Fluid in the Power Steering Reservoir

a friend of mine put power steering fluid in his brake master and within a few weeks all the seals in the master and the prop vale sweeled up to twice the size but where your the other way around i dont know
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Old September 16th, 2004, 21:43
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Re: Brake Fluid in the Power Steering Reservoir

I heard someone used Brake Fluid to "plump up" his door seals.
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