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Hi there.

I suspect it may well be some Automatic Transmission Fluid which can do double duty in the power steering.

The difficulty is getting the right grade - your dealer/reputable motor factor should be able to assist with that.

What you also should investigate when replacing the fluid is why the level has dropped? Is there a leak?

Keep an eye open for any strange staining around the mechanism or on the ground, and if it needs topping up, then you have an underlying problem to deal with.

Hope that helps.


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