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So after changing every fluid regually except for Power Steering Fluid, I'm going to use the turkey baster method but am confused on which Honday fluid to use. Amazon lists two:


Honda W0133-1639499 Power Steering Fluid - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B...c&pd_rd_w=S7atT&pd_rd_wg=RKyWt&ref_=pd_gw_unk

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Honda 08206-9002PE Power Steering Fluid - https://www.amazon.com/Honda-08206-...fff2c&pd_rd_wg=H6gtZ&pd_rd_i=B00AVOAUN2&psc=1

Help please. I'm figuring to suck out a couple of bottles and replace and then repeat the process after 500 miles. Any tips or tricks?
 

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The first one looks like old stock. Go with the fresher second one. It's what I used last year.
 

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Tip: Turkey baster is fine, and it's what I started with, but if you have (or they're available cheap) a little pump, the sort of which I also used for my VTM-4 fluid after thoroughly washing it, it'll make the job even easier and less messy.



Edit: As well, don't forget to slowly drive in forward and in reverse, turning the steering wheel left lock to right lock back and forth a couple dozen times to spread the fluid joy within the system.
 

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Very easy to do, pump out the 12 oz in the fill container, pour in a 12 oz bottle and drive around. Repeat for a total of three times. I figure now I'm a 50/50 mix of new and old. I'll do it again in a month to get to 75 new 25 old. Total cost for 6 bottles and the pump about $40
 

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I've been using a horse syringe (needle section drilled out to fit 6 inches of 1/4 inch irrigation tubing) to suck the fluid out of the reservoir. I used to use a turkey baster, the it's less messy with the syringe.
 
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Posted once today. I'll post again here my method to prevent introducing air.
  1. Remove serpentine belt.
  2. Remove cap from power steering reservoir.
  3. Draw off fluid just below return line.
  4. Clamp return line with a padded vise grip.
  5. Disconnect return line from the reservoir.
  6. Drop return line in a bucket.
  7. Release vise grip clamp.
  8. Turn pump pully by hand to begin emptying old fluid from reservoir.
  9. Stop turning pully when reservoir is empty. Do not draw air into pump.
  10. Add fresh fluid into reservoir. Do not exceed the return line connection port.
  11. Repeat until fresh fluid flows from return line into bucket.
  12. Clamp return line with padded vise grip.
  13. Connect to reservoir.
  14. Release padded vise grip clamp.
  15. Fill reservoir to the proper level.
  16. Turn pully by hand to purge air from return line. Do not draw air into pump.
  17. Fill reservoir to the proper level.
  18. Install cap back on the power steering reservoir.
  19. Install serpentine belt.
  20. Reward self for not making a mess.
 

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Posted once today. I'll post again here my method to prevent introducing air.​
  1. Remove serpentine belt.
    1. Remove cap from power steering reservoir.
    2. Draw off fluid just below return line.
    3. Clamp return line with a padded vise grip.
    4. Disconnect return line from the reservoir.
    5. Drop return line in a bucket.
    6. Release vise grip clamp.
    7. Turn pump pully by hand to begin emptying old fluid from reservoir.
    8. Stop turning pully when reservoir is empty. Do not draw air into pump.
    9. Add fresh fluid into reservoir. Do not exceed the return line connection port.
    10. Repeat until fresh fluid flows from return line into bucket.
    11. Clamp return line with padded vise grip.
    12. Connect to reservoir.
    13. Release padded vise grip clamp.
    14. Fill reservoir to the proper level.
    15. Turn pully by hand to purge air from return line. Do not draw air into pump.
    16. Fill reservoir to the proper level.
    17. Install cap back on the power steering reservoir.
    18. Install serpentine belt.
    19. Reward self for not making a mess.
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