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    Proper Fluid for Power Steering

    Took the Z8 out for a ride this afternoon, and checked fluids upon returning. The power steering fluid is low, the cap says use Dexron III transmission fluid. I have read that Dexron III has been superceded by Dexron IV, which apparently is semi-synthetic. Does anyone know if there is any problem using Dexron IV? The label states it is backward compatible with Dexron III, but wondered if anyone has used it without issue.Bill

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    OOOPS! I meant to write Dexron VI, not IV. Note to self-need to proofread before hitting the submit button. Thanks.

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    Dexron III is still available ( But maybe you should check your local BMW dealer
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