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Accidentally put STP automatic transmission fluid (ATF+4)

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Accidentally put STP automatic transmission fluid (ATF+4) into the power steering reservoir of my 1997 dodge dakota. Will this harm the braking system?

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Is it the original transmission?

Let me go check. as far as I know it is,

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Dakota yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes. I tried removing as much as I could down to the "cold" line. I'm a newly widowed.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Not sure at this point

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You will be just fine. Starting in 04 most Chrysler vehicle use ATF4 as the P/S fluid. Just get the fluid level to the correct level and all is well.

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