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Power Steering Fluid Gen 3 Tacoma

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016-2023)' started by Tak07, Feb 28, 2024.

  1. Feb 28, 2024 at 2:34 PM
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    Tak07

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    Got a leaky steering rack. I got atf castrol tansmax import multi vehicle; says meets requirements of dexron III H. This should be dexron atf fluid compatible with my truck? Also should I try and get out all the old dirty ps fluid and then refill? Will mixing two different brands of the same dexron compatible atf fluid not work out?
     
  2. Feb 28, 2024 at 2:37 PM
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    HondaGM

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    This is what i use..good stuff
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    Mixing is fine as is that fluid, but I would recommend this:

     
  4. Feb 28, 2024 at 2:59 PM
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    Would you recommend using conventional or synthetic blend atf in power steering for a gen 3 Tacoma? Thanks for keeping it real:thumbsup:
     
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  5. Feb 28, 2024 at 3:48 PM
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    You're welcome!

    Anything that meets the spec. But, I feel that particular Mazda stuff helped with the weeping that I had.
     
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    Would you by chance have a part# or link for the one you used? My boots have always been wet and I checked my fluid yesterday and it was a wee bit below the cold min line.
     
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    It was on the shelf because the Mazda 3 that we had for too short of a time needed some. I thought about heading to the local store, but I had some Amazon rewards points and couldn't argue with Free. :D

    I was pleasantly surprised that the specs matched and put some in the Taco.
     
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  10. Feb 29, 2024 at 3:47 PM
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    Any red ATF is fine, doesn't matter if it's conventional or synthetic.

    Steering rack leaks are common, you're not going magically seal it up with any special fluid.
     

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