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I accidently put power steering fluid..quarts..250 miles..oil change

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I accidently put power steering fluid in my oil tank... the oil was about 1 1/2 quarts low and i put about 1/4 of a quart of power steering fluid in it.... i then bought some stp oil treatment and put that in there and added the rest of regular oil to fill it.... Am i going to have troubles if i drive my car because i have to go 250 miles before i can get an oil change?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Wydranator replied 10 years ago.

I can't see that litlle bit of power steering fluid causing any problems.



Now if it was brake fluid...that would be a different story!




Russ

Customer: replied 10 years ago.
Reply to Wydranator's Post: so i should be fine?.... do you recommend i get an oil change now.. because i still have about 1000 miles before it is due
Expert:  Wydranator replied 10 years ago.

I think you'll be fine. But if it will help you sleep better, go ahead and change the oil.



It is well worth $20 if that's all it takes to have peace of mind!




Russ

Expert:  Wydranator replied 10 years ago.

I think you'll be fine. But if it will help you sleep better, go ahead and change the oil.



It is well worth $20 if that's all it takes to have peace of mind!




Russ