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Power Steering Fluid Types


Recommended by OE Manufacturer* When flushing a power steering system or replacing a power steering pump you may wonder, "What type of fluid should I use in my power steering system?" The automatic answer is "Power steering fluid, of course!" Not necessarily so.
The fact is, O.E.'s recommend many different types of fluids for power steering systems.

MakeModelFluid TypeOE #
AcuraAll modelsHonda P/S Fluid08206?9002
Audi All models (1984 - 1989) Pentosin CHF 7.1 G002 000
Audi All models (1990 - 2005) Pentosin CHF 11S  
Audi All models (2006 on) Pentosin CHF 202  
BMW All models (1987 to 9/1991 production) Pentosin CHF 7.1 81 22 1 468 879
BMW All models (1990 on; check owners manual) Pentosin CHF 11S 82 11 1 468 041
Chrysler, Dodge All post 1998 models (unless specified) ATF+4 05166226AA
Chrysler, Dodge All pre 1998 models P/S Fluid 04883077
Chrysler Crossfire Pentosin CHF 11S  
Daewoo All models Dexron II or III  
Dodge Trucks Sprinter Pentosin 11S  
Ford/Lincoln/Mercury All models Mercon ATF  
General Motors All models P/S Fluid 89021184 or 89020661
Honda All models Honda P/S Fluid 08206?9002
Hyundai Check application P/S Fluid 3 or Dexron II  
  Pentosin CHF 11S or Dexron  
Jaguar Check application III  
Jeep 09-05 Grand Cherokee, all engines WK Hydraulic 05142893AA
Jeep 09-06 Commander, 5.7L WK Hydraulic 05142893AA
Jeep 07-06 Commander, 3.7L & 4.7L WK Hydraulic 05142893AA
Jeep All post 1998 models (unless specified) ATF+4 05166226AA
Jeep All pre 1998 models and pre 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee P/S Fluid 04883077
Infiniti All models Dexron III or equivalent ATF  
Isuzu All models Dexron II or III  
Kia Check application P/S Fluid or Dexron III  
Land Rover Check application Dexron II or III  
Lexus All models Dexron II or III  
Mazda All models Dexron III or equivalent ATF  
Mercedes?Benz Check application Pentosin CHF 11S MB 001 989 24 03 10
Mercedes?Benz Check application P/S Fluid MB 000 989 88 33
Mini All models Pentosin CHF 11S 82 11 1 468 041
Mitsubishi Check application P/S Fluid or Dexron II  
Nissan/Datsun All models (pre 1994) Dexron III or equivalent ATF  
Nissan All models (1994 on) Pentosin CHF 11S  
  Pentosin CHF 11S or  
Porsche Check application Pentosin CHF 202  
Rolls Royce All models Pentosin CHF11S  
Saab Check application Varies by application  
Saturn All models P/S Fluid 89021184 or 89020661
Scion All models Dexron II or III  
Subaru All models Dexron II or III  
Suzuki All models Dexron II or III  
Toyota All models Dexron II or III  
Volkswagen All models up to 3/89 production P/S Fluid ZVW 239902
Volkswagen All models from 4/89 production ?2005 Pentosin CHF 11S G002 000
Volkswagen All models (2006 on) Pentosin CHF 202  
Volvo All models (1995 - 1998) Penstosin CHF 7.1  
Volvo All models (3/1998 production - 2002) Pentosin 11S  
Volvo All models (2002 on) Pentosin 202  

Pentosin applications: Some vehicle specifications state CHF 7.1, CHF 11S and CHF 202 can be substituted, but not mixed with, CHF 7.1. CHF 11S and CHF 202 are fully compatible and mixable. Pentosin fluids should not be mixed with ATF fluids.

*Please note: This is not an comprehensive list and is meant as a general guideline only. Refer to the manufacturer's specifications before providing any service.

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