Date: Tue, 01 Apr 2003 19:41:48 GMT
From: "Fred W." <Fred.Willsnopsamammyrealbox.com>
Subject: Re: Power Steering Fluid


"MeatballTurbo" <carl.robsonnopsamcing-czechs.com> wrote in message news:MPG.18f366f7c088e2c298a307nopsam.cis.dfn.de... > My 900 T16 has a reservoir at the top of the right hand > fender/wing/wheelarch. > > it is marked with three levels fill (when it needs topping up), Cold and > Hot. One question I have regarding this is, do cold and hot mean > weather/air temperature or fluid temperature (i.e. cold when the car has > been standing, hot when it has been running and the powersteering use > dfor a long period)? Mine needed topping up when I bought it as it was > at the fill level. I topped it up to cold as we were in the middle of > winter, and kept an eye on the level, it has stayed at cold regardless > or temperature, or how long the car had been driven for, or how > aggressively the car had been driven. Carl, Hot and cold refer to the fluid temperature not the outdoor temperature. It may be that you haven't really got it all that hot yet. Filling it to the cold line when it has been sitting for a while is correct. -Fred

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