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Old 9th December 2004
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noticed that fluid level just maes it to cold mark when engine is HOT. time to add. are there any restrictions on fluid type?? 1993 c900s.

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You really should use the genuine Saab power steering fluid.
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Which made an amazing difference on mine when I flushed out the ATF that was in it...
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According to the Bentley this is GM Power Steering fluid (GM9985010), Texaco TL4634.
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So I rang Texaco Ireland (having first asked at my local Texaco garage "TL what??") who said "nah, we haven't produced that for years now...". Then my local Saab garage didn't have a part number for it. They offered me the '97->' instead. I investigated and decided it didn't suit. Rang around a few other saab garages and Gordon Kellet's (Gordon is a dedicated racing driver. You might hear of him on ITV motorsport programs) were able to give me a part number with which my local saab dealer was able to order. Only EUR13 per litre... I'm gonna go back and buy 4 more litres.
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regardding that Texaco TL4634, a while back I went to several parts stores that said that number didnt exist, Texaco service stations didnt have it either....
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TL4634 is what the Bentley and the owners handbook says. However, like cdaly found, it's probably obsolete stuff now anyway so they might not even make it any more.
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cdaly,
do you mind sharing that parts number with us ;-) Or did you mention it somewhere and I was too thick to see it?
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