Mazda Trucks 1972-1986 Repair Guide

Power Steering Pump

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LEVEL CHECK



See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4

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Fig. Fig. 1: Checking the power steering fluid level



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Fig. Fig. 2: Remove the cap for the power steering unit, which also houses the power steering dipstick, and ...



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Fig. Fig. 3: ... read the levelwith the fluid at normal operating temperature (after a minimum 10 minute drive), it should read between the two marks ...



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Fig. Fig. 4: ... if the level is low, add fluidType F automatic transmission fluid is recommended, however, commercially available power steering fluid is acceptable

The power steering reservoir is located on the left side of the engine. A dipstick is part of the cap. With the fluid hot10 minutes of drivingthe level should be between the F and L marks. Use Type F automatic transmission fluid.

 
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