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Is this Stop Leak ok and what steering fluid from ECP

is this stuff ok in the 159 16v 1.9 sportswagon?

(Wynns Power Steering Stop Leak 125ml) https://www.eurocarparts.com/ecp/p/c...0270&0&cc5_175

also is there a power steering fluid i can get from euro car parts also?

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I cant coment on the leak stop as I've never used it but the fluid you want if your sticking to the red stuff is dextron 2 or 3 atf spec fluid. Euro car parts will do it along with any motor factors, its very commonly used.
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i havnt replaced it myself but the liquid in there atm is more of a yellow/green/ colour? so i was guessing they changed it over also as the res is the black one with red cap
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Using stop leak on a leaking steering rack with be like putting a Band-Aid on after you have severed your leg....a temporary reprieve from fluid loss at very best and most like will do nothing! Unless your leak is caused by shrinking seals (expanding old seals it pretty much all these type of treatments do) then it wont help. Mostly they leak due to corrosion on the shafts cutting the seals....no amount of stop leak will cure that.
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This is the color of the steering fluid
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If the fluid has recently been changed (in the last year or so) from red to green then that will be the cause of the leak
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That fuid doesnt look like its been changed in quit a while. The color of the cap doesnt mean anything but I would put red in there but dont get your hopes up, if it does stop it from leakng I dont expct i wil last.
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Where is it leaking from? Putting any sort of leak stop stuff in won’t fix it you need to repair/replace whatever is leaking.
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here is a pic of where the leak is but level dont seemed to be dropping. and when i moved gaitor more came out https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/alfa...-new-rack.html (159 1.9 sportswagon STEERING FLUID LEAK. NEW RACK?)
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