Mazda 323/MX-3/626/MX-6/Millenia/Protégé 1990-1998 and Ford Probe 1993-1997

Power Steering Pump

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FLUID RECOMMENDATIONS



ATF Dexron®II or M-III® fluid should be used.

LEVEL CHECK



All Models Except 13-98 626 and MX-6 Models

All models are equipped with a power steering fluid reservoir. The reservoir is translucent with FULL ( F ) and LOW ( L ) fluid level markings. The fluid should be kept filled to the FULL mark at all times.

13-98 626 and MX-6 Models

See Figures 1, 2 and 3

  1. Park the vehicle on level ground and apply the parking brake.
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  3. Turn the engine OFF and allow it to cool.
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Fig. Fig. 1: To check the power steering fluid level, remove the combination cap/dipstick from the reservoir



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Fig. Fig. 2: Read the fluid level on the dipstick. It should read at or just below the HIGH mark, if not ...



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Fig. Fig. 3: ... add enough of the proper grade of fluid until a HIGH reading is achieved

  1. Remove the combination filler cap and dipstick.
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  3. Wipe the dipstick clean and reinstall.
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  5. Remove the combination filler cap and dipstick and inspect the fluid level.
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  7. The fluid level should be between the H and L marks on the dipstick. Add fluid as necessary.
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