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Prestone Power Steering Fluid

Part No. AS261/2 Warranty  
Use Prestone Power Steering Fluid to top off your vehicle's power steering reservoir and help protect against pump breakdown caused by wear, oxidation and foaming.

Product Features:
  • Formulated for use in GM, Ford and Chrysler vehicles and in most foreign cars and light trucks
  • Formulated to help protect modern power steering systems against pump breakdown caused by wear, oxidation and foaming
  • Helps stop squeals
  • Pours at sub-zero temperatures to help assure consistent cold-weather steering performance
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Container/Package Size:32 oz
Container/Package Type:Plastic Bottle
Contains Leak Detector:No
Contains Seal Conditioners:Yes
Contains Stop Leak:Yes
Honda Approved:No
Type:Mineral Oil

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PrestonePower Steering Fluid
 
4.4

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (9)
  • Reliable (8)
  • Can withstand use (4)
  • Compact (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home garage (7)
    • Upkeep (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual driver (6), Auto enthusiast (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great product, great value!

    The 32oz bottle is perfect for either topping off or changing the reservoir fluid; a flush might take two bottles. Anyway, the side bottle viewer lets you see how much fluid you have...Read complete review

    The 32oz bottle is perfect for either topping off or changing the reservoir fluid; a flush might take two bottles. Anyway, the side bottle viewer lets you see how much fluid you have remaining... that's a bonus. Easy to pour and has a great price, I recommend it.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Slow as molasses in January

    I bought this to flush and fill my power steering system when I replaced the pump in November. I noticed that it was much thicker than the OEM recommended fluid, but it was too...Read complete review

    I bought this to flush and fill my power steering system when I replaced the pump in November. I noticed that it was much thicker than the OEM recommended fluid, but it was too late to turn back. Come Jan, had two months at arctic temps. At 10 deg. F or less, the pump and belt screamed unit it warmed up. I hope there's no perm. damage.
    I will flush and replace with OEM in the Spring.

    Reviewed by 11 customers

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    1.0

    Slow as molasses in January

    By Bert

    from Ann Arbor, Michigan

    About Me Cold Winter Driving In Mi, Mechanical Engineer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Prestone Power Steering Fluid:

          I bought this to flush and fill my power steering system when I replaced the pump in November. I noticed that it was much thicker than the OEM recommended fluid, but it was too late to turn back. Come Jan, had two months at arctic temps. At 10 deg. F or less, the pump and belt screamed unit it warmed up. I hope there's no perm. damage.
          I will flush and replace with OEM in the Spring.

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          4.0

          Steer Me Right

          By firenicez

          from Owego, Ny

          About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Competitive Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer
          Level 2

          Pros

          • Can Withstand Use
          • Compact Design
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Automotive Repair Shop
            • Home Garage
            • Roadside Repairs
            • Upkeep

            Comments about Prestone Power Steering Fluid:

            Works Fine

            Comment on this review(earn points)

            (10 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Rebuilding steering system

            By eagle1

            from Ohio

            About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

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            Verified Buyer
            Level 4

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home Garage

              Comments about Prestone Power Steering Fluid:

              Good price when used with coupons

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              (9 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I've used this product since 2006.

              By Garik the Handyman

              from Virginia Beach, Virginia

              About Me Casual Driver

              Verified Buyer
              Level 2

              Pros

              • Reliable

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home Garage

                Comments about Prestone Power Steering Fluid:

                This fluid match to most cars.

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                (72 of 112 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                AS advertised

                By Wheelman

                from Tampa,Fl

                About Me Casual Driver, Mechanic

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                Verified Buyer
                Level 3

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Reliable

                Cons

                • No cons

                Best Uses

                • Home Garage
                • Upkeep

                Comments about Prestone Power Steering Fluid:

                Quality Power steering fluid Value priced

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                (83 of 139 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Power steering fluid / PRESTONE

                By Jo Jo Gunn

                from Delray Beach, FL.

                About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

                Verified Buyer
                Helpful Reviewer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Reliable
                • The Best

                Cons

                • None

                Best Uses

                • Upkeep

                Comments about Prestone Power Steering Fluid:

                Refill

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                (83 of 149 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                i would buy this product again

                By sam

                from erie pa

                About Me Casual Driver

                Verified Buyer
                Helpful Reviewer

                Pros

                • Can Withstand Use
                • Compact Design
                • Easy To Use
                • Reliable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Home Garage

                  Comments about Prestone Power Steering Fluid:

                  good service

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                  (112 of 197 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  WORKED INSTANTLY

                  By Thelineman

                  from Tallahassee,fl

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Reliable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Prestone Power Steering Fluid:

                      I had a loud noisy whinny power steering pump. i thought i had to replace it but first i tryed the prestone . i pumped out the old and put in prestone and instantly no more noise at all,none. thats the cheepest fix i ever had.bad news is i have to fix the other noises i couldnt here before. Thanks Prestone !!!

                      Comment on this review(earn points)

                      (103 of 184 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Power Steering Fluid by Prestone

                      By dP

                      from Charlotte, NC

                      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic

                      Ask me a question

                      Verified Buyer
                      Level 8

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                      • Price

                      Best Uses

                      • Upkeep

                      Comments about Prestone Power Steering Fluid:

                      This stuff used to be so much cheaper but then like anything else, prices have gone up. Just needed some to have on hand for when the stuff leaks out in the tractor. Same price as [...] though so I'd rather give my business to Advance!

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                      (107 of 188 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great product, great value!

                      Pros

                      • Can Withstand Use
                      • Compact Design
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Automotive Repair Shop
                        • Home Garage
                        • Upkeep

                        Comments about Prestone Power Steering Fluid:

                        The 32oz bottle is perfect for either topping off or changing the reservoir fluid; a flush might take two bottles. Anyway, the side bottle viewer lets you see how much fluid you have remaining... that's a bonus. Easy to pour and has a great price, I recommend it.

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                        • Q:

                          Will this work with a 2004 Volvo S60?
                          Asked on 12/28/2013 by Patrick from United States

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            Hi Patrick! That's a good question. This power steering fluid may work with your vehicle since it is formulated for use in GM, Ford and Chrysler vehicles and in most foreign cars and light trucks.

                            Answered on 12/30/2013 by Max from AAP
                        • Q:

                          would this product work for a ford mondeo 2001 model
                          Asked on 8/10/2013 by sam

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            The Prestone Power Steering Fluid (Part No. AS261/2) should work for a ford 2001 Ford Mondeo as it meets service requirements of GM, Ford, Chrysler and many global manufacturers. It is compatible with factory fluids and contains several key ingredients to ensure smooth system operation. Anti-wear agents to protect pump components. Antioxidants to prevent sludge formation. Antifoam agents to prevent pump cavitations and steering loss. Antifoam agents to prevent pump cavitations and steering loss. Corrosion inhibitors to protect metal components. Pour point depressants for good low temperature steering. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                            Answered on 8/10/2013 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Is this equivalent to Chrysler MS5931 fluid?
                          Asked on 8/9/2013 by Joe from Placentia, CA

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            This Prestone Power Steering Fluid - part# AS261/2 may work as it is formulated for use in GM, Ford and Chrysler vehicles and in most foreign cars and light trucks. However, I would suggest you to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you on this Prestone Power Steering Fluid.

                            Answered on 8/12/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Can I use this on my 1996 Saturn SL-1
                          Asked on 7/17/2013 by Car Park

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            The Prestone Power Steering Fluid (Part No. AS261\/2) is formulated for use in GM, Ford and Chrysler vehicles and in most foreign cars and light trucks. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                            Answered on 7/17/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                        • Q:

                          can I use this fluid in my '2008 Toyota camry
                          The reservoir says I should use dexron II A.T.F.
                          I only have to top it off a bit
                          the red bottle don't specify the type A.T.F or dextron II
                          Asked on 7/13/2013 by Joelb from Long Beach CA

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            The Prestone Power Steering Fluid (Part No. AS261/2) is formulated for use in GM, Ford and Chrysler vehicles and in most foreign cars and light trucks. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                            Answered on 7/15/2013 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Does this product meet GM Spec. 9985010?

                          I find it troubling that the labeling doesn't list the specific mfg's. specs. by numbers that it meets.
                          Asked on 6/18/2013 by Juan

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            Yes, this Prestone Power Steering Fluid - part# AS261/2 should work fine for your application as it is formulated for use in GM, Ford and Chrysler vehicles and in most foreign cars and light trucks. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                            Answered on 6/19/2013 by Vincent from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Does this work in 2007 Mazda 6S with 3liter V6?
                          Asked on 6/1/2013 by Home mechanic from Virginia

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            This Prestone Power Steering Fluid - Part No. AS261/2 work fine with your 2007 Mazda 6S 3.0L V6. It is formulated for use in GM, Ford and Chrysler vehicles and in most foreign cars and light trucks. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                            Answered on 6/3/2013 by Morgan from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Can i use it on my Lexus Rx 330 2005?
                          Asked on 5/30/2013 by Alcides from Miami FL

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            The Prestone Power Steering Fluid (Part No. AS261/2) should work fine on your 2005 Lexus Rx 330. It is formulated for use in GM, Ford and Chrysler vehicles and in most foreign cars and light trucks. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                            Answered on 5/30/2013 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Can I use this on a 2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8?
                          Asked on 5/27/2013 by Luigi

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            This Prestone power steering fluid (Part No. AS261/2) is formulated for use in GM, Ford and Chrysler vehicles and in most foreign cars and light trucks. For further assistance please feel free to call 1-877-238-2623 and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                            Answered on 5/27/2013 by Max from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Can I use this product on my 2002 BMW 325i?
                          Asked on 4/28/2013 by Brandon from Tuscaloosa, AL

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            Yes, this Prestone Power Steering Fluid (Part number AS261/2) should work fine on your 2002 BMW 325i as Prestone Power Steering Fluid and Power Steering Fluid with Stop Leak meets service requirements of GM, Ford, Chrysler and many global manufacturers. It is compatible with factory fluids and contains several key ingredients to ensure smooth system operation. Anti-wear agents to protect pump components. Antioxidants to prevent sludge formation. Antifoam agents to prevent pump cavitations and steering loss.. Antifoam agents to prevent pump cavitations and steering loss. Corrosion inhibitors to protect metal components. Pour point depressants for good low temperature steering. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                            Answered on 4/28/2013 by Vincent from AAP
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