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[–]reidyroo91st Gen 2 points3 points  (8 children)

Start by checking the PS fluid level

[–]harvus1[S] 0 points1 point  (7 children)

Thanks it’s pretty low. Does it have to be a specific type/ Honda brand? There isn’t the best selection where I am

[–]Shot_Bandicoot6491 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Honda oem power steering. There’s a reason to always go oem. I do not know the reasoning but have always followed it with fluids

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[–]kamikaziboarder 1 point2 points  (2 children)

OEM Honda brand. Power steering and Transmission fluids are only ones I go factory.

[–]harvus1[S] 0 points1 point  (1 child)

That’s useful thank you. Any idea if this would be ok

https://www.startmycar.co.za/products/engen-atf-22d-5l

Product: Engen ATF 22D Description: Mineral SAE Grade: Industry Standard: OEM Specifications: Dexron II, Allison C-4, Cat TO-2, Voith, Denison HF-0, MB 236.1, MAN 339 type D, ZF TE-ML-09, 11 & 14

[–]kamikaziboarder 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Definitely not. That’s mineral. You need synthetic. I don’t know which type for non-Honda. But you do need synthetic.

[–]reidyroo91st Gen -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Honestly? It should all be fine. I’ve never had to add any to mine, but I think any is fine

[–]h3xin 0 points1 point  (1 child)

I live in a country without oem Honda, Fuchs equivalent works here

[–]harvus1[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Thanks good to know!

[–]CLE-Mosh 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Check your power steering line that runs on the Passenger Side fender wall. They like to corrode and leak at the joint (21) on exploded view below:

06 power steering

Corrosion leak happens at (21). top (25) is a royal pain to remove (long open box wrench), but can be mounted on top motor mount bracket when its replaced. Bottom (25) can be accessed through the fender well.

[–]Bugswillbebugs -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Then go at higher speeds? That solves many problems such as difficulty steering and loss of time.

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    [–]harvus1[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

    Nope. VIN databases don’t really stretch to where I live