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Old 12-06-2010, 08:00 PM
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Default Is Lucas Leak Fix Power Steering Fluid safe to use on my civic?

I've been reading and found several people say that its worked miracles for them, but is it safe to use in a Honda? I understand that many people have gotten a leaky rack and pinion from using the wrong kind of power steering fluid, and I really dont want that headache on my hands.

any first hand experience with this?

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Old 12-07-2010, 03:32 AM
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Where is it leaking?

If you have a leak you can also just take the pump belt off and drive without power steering until you want to fix it, if that time ever comes. A small car like a Civic is not hard to drive with only manual steering, many were built that way from the factory.
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Call Lucas tech support and find out what answer you'll get.
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Old 12-07-2010, 04:43 AM
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Depends on how bad the leak is. I used it on one Civic and it just leaked out. I used it on another and would swear by it from that experience. Worked great.
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Old 12-07-2010, 02:01 PM
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well, I changed the pump today. I have no idea where it was leaking from. the hoses are new. the pump was old and the bracket holding the pump to the block was only held on with one bolt :/


but anyways, its got a new pump and clean Honda fluid in it now. I didnt end up using any of the Lucas stuff, but if it continues to leak out, I'll give it a try. until then I'll be keeping a sharp eye on how much is in the resevoir.

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