Q: What power steering fluid should I use in my 1998 Toyota Camry

asked by on February 07, 2017

What power steering fluid should I use for my 98 Toyota Camry?

My car has 198000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello. The power steering fluid that is recommended for your vehicle is either Dexron II or Dexron III. Either will be fine for this system. If you need some help servicing it, consider YourMechanic, as a certified mechanic can come to you to [service your power steering system] https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/power-steering-fluid-service

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

have a 92 accord that after driving it about 20 minutes it's starts hesitating. I have to floor it to get it to go until the check

Hi there. The most common cause of this is the distributor itself. The distributor starts to fail which causes the internal sensor to not read correctly and it will also cause the coil to overheat in some cases. The Check...

2009 Toyota Sienna, runs fine, fluids full, no heat inside vehicle, causes?

Hi there. It sounds like the air mix servo for the temperature control may have failed. These models were also prone to radiator and water pump leaks. The leaks would be slow and not produce fluid on the ground; sometimes...

Harsh shift - 2004 Toyota Camry

Hi there. This may be a sign of a faulty transmission control solenoid. Modern automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission solenoid, which directs transmission...

Related articles

How to Buy a Good Quality Power Steering Pump
Power Power steering is what makes an ordinary driving experience extraordinary by adding to the power you apply to the steering wheel and making it simpler to turn the wheel. The power steering pump is the secret weapon in this...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Love Road Trips
If If you love to travel, comfort is very important in a vehicle. You want a nice, quiet ride, comfortable seating, and enough room. We have evaluated several used vehicles, and narrowed our favorite road trip vehicles down to the...
How Long Does a Power Steering Pump Pulley Last?
In In a hydraulic power steering system, which is what the vast majority of cars on the road today use, fluid must be pumped through a series of lines and hoses to the steering rack. That is done by the...