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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-12-2010 Thread Starter
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1968 Mustang power steering fluid - I screw-up

Hi Guys,
Not sure if this is a major thing or Im overreacting. I just finished rebuilding my entire front end, power steering and added power brakes. While adding trans fluid to my new power steering pump I mistakenly grabbed the brake fluid and somehow managed to pour about a table spoon full of brake fluid before I notice. My question, should I drain the whole thing or leave it, its probably about 1% or less I think.
Any advised would be greatly appreciated.

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Get it out of there. Brake fluid will destroy the seals and O rings. If it is just in the pump, drain it out, and flush it out with the right fluid a little bit. After that you should be ok.

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Thanks for the advise I did flush it and feel much better.
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