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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 08-24-2011, 11:33 AM
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Best Power Steering fluid for 1998 E36?

What is the best power steering fluid for 1998 E36? Also, how often should I change the fluid? I am a new owner and want to do things right. Thanks
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Old 08-24-2011, 11:35 AM
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atf fluid
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Old 08-24-2011, 06:21 PM
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^that, but you need to know it's takes Dexron III ATF.
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Old 08-24-2011, 06:32 PM
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reading the power steering cap fail
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Old 08-24-2011, 07:03 PM
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I kind of thought at first the its the tranny fluid...

I thought that the op did a manual conversion than I Googled and I learned something new that day
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