Use the turkey baster method to remove the old power steering fluid. Suck out all the dirty power steering fluid (engine off) as shown. Then refill the reservoir with fresh fluid. Start the engine and let it run for about 15 seconds. Repeat the fluid swap procedure until you’ve used up the full quart.Author: The Family Handyman.
The best way to find out what type of power steering fluid you should add to your vehicle is to consult your vehicles owner’s manual. There should be a section on fluid capacity and type where it will list what type of power steering fluid you can safely add.
How to Change Power Steering Fluid. Siphon it out to the catch can. Repeat Step 5 until there is no fluid left to remove. Use shop towels to clean up any drips. Optional: For a complete drain (a power steering fluid flush), get under the vehicle and look for a rubber hose connected to the power steering pump. Use pliers to remove the clamp.