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Power Steering Fluid

Power Steering Fluid

Steering fluid (or 'power steering fluid') transmits the force your wheels need to turn left or right. Car Parts 4 Less stocks low-cost steering fluid for all cars.

Steering fluid's main job is to provide the hydraulic pressure necessary to operate different mechanical parts with the steering system. The steering pump pressurises the fluid within a tank that sits on or near your engine. This pressure causes the fluid to flow throughout the system. The fluid also lubricates the pump and steering gear unit. This reduces heat levels, friction and corrosion. All of this helps prolong the life of the steering system. It also gives you more precise control over your wheels. Most manufacturers advise replacing your fluid every two years or 24,000 miles ? whichever comes first. There are many different types of power steering fluid, so you must make sure you buy the right product. To find the ideal steering fluid for your car, simply type your registration in the yellow box on the left.