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Date: Sun, 26 Aug 2007 20:10:38 GMT
From: still me <>
Subject: Re: Wrong fluid - help!

On Sun, 26 Aug 2007 10:38:16 -0500, "Talisker" <> wrote: >I haven't started the car so figure there has been no circulation yet. >How much damage did I do? Should I have the car taken in for some work >before I run it? > >It's a 98 Saab 93, my daugher's car. > >Gary If you have not stepped on the brake, you are probably OK as the fluid would sit in the reservoir. However, since tranny fluid is heavier than brake fluid (at least that's my intuitive guess), it may have settled. If you can suck all that fluid from the reservoir, then replace it, it's probably OK...but I'd have the system flushed completely. A good shop will have a power system whereby they open the bleeders, put the power system on the master, and push the fluid out, refilling as they go. I'd want a good flushing done. Brake fluid contamination is not a good thing.

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