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Old 12-13-2011, 08:32 AM
VileVince VileVince is offline
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Originally Posted by tampamark View Post
Go get some Pentosin CHF-11S, should be at some of the local auto stores, dealer as last resort. Top off your reservoir, when you open the hood it is on the left side of the engine bay. It will say CHF-11S only printed along the cap.

Only use this brand and formula!!! It will be $20 or more for a can. If you are under warranty then the dealer will top it off for free.

+1 I JUST got this same warning last week, cold weather+low fluid=steering warning. I pulled over & turned the car off, then back on & it was gone. Later that day I checked the power steering reservoir, stick was bone dry. Went to O'Reily's & bought some CHF 11S & topped off the fluid the next morning. Warning gone! Total cost $24.02 with tax.

I originally found this 5 series thread that lead me to my solution when I got the warning.

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