Power Steering Fluid is often called ATF 9 automatic transmission fluid, and its ctransmission fluid, and its color is red.
- Several different hydraulic fluids are used as power steering fluid. Some manufacturers specify either type F or Dexron II automatic transmissiontransmission fluid.
- Other manufacturers use a special power steering fluid. It is made to take the high temperatures and pressures. Only the fluid recommended by the vehicle manufacturer should be used in a power steering system
- Automatic transmission fluid is different from power steering fluid and cannot be used a substitute for it on many late-motransmission fluid is different from power steering fluid and cannot be used a substitute for it on many late-model vehicles