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Old 01-20-2004, 02:48 PM   #1
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This is not on my Bonnie, but my Grand Prix. It sits for long periods of time and I noticed the other day that the steering fluid is very thick and gummy. When I start the car up it also makes a whining noise and it gets louder as I turn the wheel. Once the car warms up though, it goes away. Is this from sitting so long???
I am trying to sell this car, so I want to look into this before I sell it to anyone.
Oh yeah, and how long before gas goes bad?? The car'* been sitting for a little over a month. It also needs a battery so I haven't been able to start it.

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Is the fluid a dark brown color, and does it smell like burned ****?
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It'* a dark color but it doesn't smell like anything.
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Sounds like it needs to be changed out completely. New P/* fluid is clear and not very thick.

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...pic.php?t=6444
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