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2004 Buick LeSabre Custom 4dr Sedan

2004 Buick LeSabre
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Dr Sedan Custom, Large Car
20 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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May 10, 2013, 5:12 pm

Kelly S
 

Question: power steering fluid, does type/brand matter?

Do I have to put a certain type of power steering fluid into the car or can I use any brand? and if I do need to put a particular type of power steering fluid what would/could happen if I were to use the wrong one?


May 25, 2013, 6:35 am

Elizabeth K
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You can find out what fluid is necessary by looking in the owner's manual--if you don't have yours you can download one from the Buick website. Here's a thread with some info on the answer:
http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=1835751


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