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Dark power steering Fluid

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Waverly, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. Sep 10, 2011 at 6:07 PM
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    Waverly

    Waverly [OP] Well-Known Member

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    The power steering fluid in my truck is dark in color.....Dark gray or lighter black in color....Do I have issues with the Pump or Steering rack? The steering as got somewhat stiff also. And will it be ok to drive it till I get it to the dealer if I have any issues...My truck has 12,500 miles on it.

    Thanks
     
  2. Sep 10, 2011 at 7:20 PM
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    LGE RAW

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    take it to the dealer and let them have a look.
     
  3. Sep 10, 2011 at 7:58 PM
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    Waverly

    Waverly [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Yeah...I plan on doing that. But what about driving it before I get to the dealer? With me working 12 hrs all next week, it will more than likely be the week after next before I can get it in to them.
    I'll talk to them Monday
    Thanks. ....
     
  4. Sep 10, 2011 at 8:00 PM
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    You have warranty. So don't worry about it.
     
  5. Sep 11, 2011 at 5:19 AM
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    Waverly

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    Thanks guys.
     
  6. Sep 11, 2011 at 5:37 AM
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    If it goes, it goes. It won't render your truck undrivable :)


    EDIT: unless the pump seizes :(
     
  7. Sep 11, 2011 at 2:21 PM
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    myname150

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    Shouldn't you still be able to drive even though the power steering goes out?

    I mean granted its going to be a bit harder, but OP should be able to make it to the dealership.
     
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